Covid-19 Test Demand Increases 35% in Private Network, Brazilian Labs Claim

In São Paulo capital, in the CDB laboratory, demand for tests grew by 70% between December 1st and 22nd, compared to the same period in November.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demand is high because of the end-of-year parties, but experts say that tests do not guarantee immunity. A private laboratory in São Paulo's capital reports a 70% increase in demand for tests between December 1st and 22nd.

Demand for RT-PCR type Covid-19 tests in Brazil's private network has increased 35% over the month, according to the Brazilian Association of Diagnostic Medicine (ABRAMED). According to specialists, demand is high because of the rise in cases and end-of-year parties, but they say that tests do not guarantee immunity and . . .

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