Coronavirus: Government Submits Bill to Regulate Repatriated Brazilians

The bill imposes health measures for those coming from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro today referred a bill (PL) to the National Congress setting out health measures to fight the coronavirus and rules for the return to the country and quarantine of Brazilian citizens in the city of Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the epidemic. The message was published in a special edition of the Federal Gazette.

In the same publication, the Ministry of Health increased the health alert level from imminent danger to public health emergency in the case of the coronavirus. The decree further establishes the setting up of the Public Health Emergency Operations Center . . .

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