Newspaper today |Brazilian health agency approves autotest against COVID-19

Newspaper today |Brazilian health agency approves autotest against COVID-19

The use of the Autotest was approved by the technicians of the National Health Surveillance (Anvisa) technicians, which thus attended a lawnumber of infections recorded every day.

Anvisa's decision, however, will not have an immediate effect, since the companies that produce the Autotest must present the documents and experiences that support the effectiveness of the tests, which will be analyzed one by one by the technicians of that regulatory agency.

Another condition established by the ANVISA is that the positive result of an Autotest can only be considered as a new contagion in the official balances once it is confirmed through laboratory tests.

This Thursday, Brazil registered a new record with 228.954 new cases in 24 hours, which took the total contagios since the pandemic broke into the country almost 25 million, about a population of about 213 million people.

Diario HOY | Agencia sanitaria brasileña aprueba los autotest contra el covid-19

Brazil, one of the countries most beaten by the health crisis in the world, also accumulates 625.085 deaths from Coronavirus, also reached this Thursday, with 672 new deaths.

The acceleration of the infections after this month increased the propagation of the omicron variant generated problems for diagnosis, since laboratory tests have begun to scarce in various regions of the country due to the large number of people who need a test.

This Thursday, the authorities of Rio de JaneirThe Maracaná stadium.