South america's largest country, Brazil, shut almost all its borders to neighbouring countries in order to prevent the spread of corona virus.
at the same time, Rio de Janeiro's beaches, including the world-famous Copacabana and Ipanema beach, closed to visitors from Saturday.
The same applies to bars and restaurants, inform Rio's governor, Wilson Witzel. He says further, that there will also be fewer departures with public transport in the city.
the Message comes on the same day as Mexico and Peru, records their first deaths related to the coronavirus.
Brazil has so far registered 647 smittetilfælde and seven deaths related to the virus. Living 210 million inhabitants in Brazil.
the Country's new grænseregler initially two weeks, and the boundaries between all countries will be closed near the border with Uruguay.
Already Tuesday closed Brazil its border with Venezuela.
At a news conference Thursday, said the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, he estimated that the country will return to normal within seven to eight months.
He also said that the authorities expect to virusudbruddet will peak in Brazil about three-four months. At the same time, he urged not to create unnecessary panic in the country.
Earlier this week escaped inmates in four brazilian prisons in protest against the new rules as a result of coronaviruspandemien.
The new, stricter measures implies that the inmates lose their released on licence.