In Manaus, the Incidence of Covid-19 is 76%, According to a Study; Rate in SP is 29%

According to a study, 66% of the capital of AM had antibodies against the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus by June

São Paulo

More than three quarters (76%) of Manaus's population have antibodies against Covid-19, points out a study published by Brazilian researchers in the edition of the prestigious magazine Science this Tuesday (8).

The work, conducted from March to June, analyzed the number of people who came into contact with the new coronavirus and have antibodies in their blood.

The capital of Amazonas was one of the hardest hit by the pandemic, and its health and funeral systems collapsed. The first case was registered on March 13 and, until the last Monday (7), 72,876 cases and 3,152 deaths were registered.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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