Brazil Launches 100,000 Tests for Study on Spread of Coronavirus

The tests should start to be performed soon after the Tiradentes national holiday on April 21st.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The rector of the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), which conducts statistical analysis of the spread of Covid-19, hopes that the Ministry of Health will release more tests in order to double the research stages that will determine the percentage of asymptomatic individuals and real mortality rates of the disease in the country.

Between this week and the month of June, approximately 100,000 people in Brazil will be tested for Covid-19 as part of the largest ongoing study on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Brazilian population.

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