Health minister assures that Copa América “is not a risk” for Brazil

Marcelo Queiroga stressed that, in all these cases, as will be the case for the Copa América, the matches will be played "without spectators", so that "there will be no danger of crowds".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, asserted on Tuesday, June 8, that the hosting of the Copa América soccer tournament in the country "is not a risk" for the population, since the health safety protocols drawn up for the tournament "are safe".

Queiroga appeared before a Senate committee investigating possible government omissions in the fight against a pandemic that has already killed nearly 475,000 Brazilians and assured that Copa América, which will begin in the country next Sunday, does not increase the health risk, as there will be "bubbles" for each delegation . . .

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