INSA guarantees that new Brazilian strain of SARS-CoV-2 “has not yet been detected in Portugal”
The National Institute of Health Doctor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) revealed, this Thursday, that the Brazilian strain of SARS-CoV-2 has not yet been detected in Portugal.
Speaking to the agency Lusa, an INSA source said that this strain “has not yet been detected in Portugal” and that, since March, the beginning of the pandemic in the country, mutations of the new coronavirus are being studied.
It is recalled that this Thursday, the British government decided to ban flights originating in several countries, including Portugal, due to the new variant of the coronavirus detected in Brazil.
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