The first case of Covid-19 in the Amazonas state was identified on 13 March. Since then, 229 people have already tested positive for the new coronavirus. Most of them are in Manaus, but 24 people have been diagnosed in the rest of the country.
The coronavirus crisis has already begun to cause bottlenecks in cargo transport in Brazil, demonstrating the weaknesses of our system due to the monopoly of the road sector for general cargo transportation. With the aggravation of the Covid-19 pandemic more restrictive measures may be adopted, which will prevent the delivery of cargo of all products that are consumed internally in the country, especially food.