Brazil’s Maranhão state to receive 600,000 rapid tests for Indian Covid-19 variant

The Health Minister flew to the city to monitor the shipment of 600,000 rapid tests to identify potential cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant in the city of São Luís.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Luís, capital of Maranhão, and neighboring cities will be supplied with some 300,000 extra doses of the vaccine against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The announcement was made by the Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga, upon landing in São Luís on Sunday afternoon, May 23.

The Health Minister flew to the city to monitor the shipment of 600,000 rapid tests to identify potential cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant in the city of São Luís.

"Yesterday I talked to Mayor Eduardo Braide and he asked me . . .

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