Niterói and São Gonçalo Start Lockdown; Rio will Also Enforce Restrictions

May 12, 2020

By Xiu Ying

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The cities of Niterói and São Gonçalo, in Greater Rio, started a lockdown of roads on Monday, May 11th, as a measure to try to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The lockdown of part of the city caused great traffic jams in Niterói's access and exit avenues. Initially, the lockdown will be enforced until Friday, May 15th.

In Rio, some of the main streets of the west and north neighborhoods should be restricted similarly in the coming days.

By late Monday morning, the Mayor of Rio, Marcelo Crivella announced . . .

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