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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Santa Maria da Serra, Brazil – updates and restrictions


Located in Brazil, the city of Santa Maria da Serra has a population of 5.9K. The latest data indicates 35,149,503 cases of Covid-19 infection in Brazil as of November 28, 2022 ,with 689,442 deaths. This represents a 18 percent increase from September 7, 2021, when 584,108 people died and 20,914,237 cases were registered, and a 299 percent increase from November 28, 2020, when 172,561 people were died and 6,290,272 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Santa Maria da Serra.

Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Santa Maria da Serra are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

No reduction of workplaces in significant differences compared to non-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

5.9K residents who live in Santa Maria da Serra

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

5.9K residents who live in Santa Maria da Serra

Gatherings can be held in Santa Maria da Serra without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

5.9K residents who live in Santa Maria da Serra

No order to remain at home in Santa Maria da Serra

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Santa Maria da Serra has internal movement restrictions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Screening travelers upon arrival

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

People with no jobs or who are unable to work will not receive income assistance

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

5.9K residents who live in Santa Maria da Serra

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

5.9K residents who live in Santa Maria da Serra

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

No measures to protect the elderly



Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction November 28, 2020 September 7, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

All educational institutions should be closed

Close all or some levels of educational institutions (ex. just high school, or only public schools)

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

No Changes

Cancellation of public events and shows

All public events must be cancelled

The Santa Maria da Serra authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

limiting gatherings between 11-100 people

No Changes

Public transportation shuts down

The authorities recommend closing routes, reducing volumes, or reducing transportation methods

No Changes

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

Require the individual to not leave the house, at the exception of daily exercise, grocery shopping, and essential trips

No Changes

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Government replaces less than half of the lost salary or if it is a flat amount, it is less than half of the median salary

No Changes

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Conducting tests on any person showing symptoms of Covid-19

People who suffer symptoms AND meet specific criteria (such as certain key workers, patients admitted to hospital, people who came into contact with a known case, and returning home from overseas)

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Facial covering policies outside the home

Required outside the home regardless of location or presence of others

No Changes

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccines are not available

Vaccine availability for key workers, clinically vulnerable groups, and selected broad groups or ages

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Recommendation for isolation, hygiene, and visitor restrictions for elderly people who reside in nursing homes

No Changes



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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