São Paulo City Hall confirms nine more cases of the Delta variant of the coronavirus – Prime Time Zone

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Capital registered 22 diagnoses of the strain so far; detected cases are being investigated by the municipal network UBSs

Mister Shadow/Estadão Content – 03/08/2021São Paulo city detected 22 cases of the new variant

The City of São Paulo informed this Thursday, 29, that monitoring in partnership with the Butantan Institute detected nine more samples of the Delta variant do coronavirus in capital. So far, the city has registered 22 diagnoses for the strain. The monitoring of variants is carried out every epidemiological week through sample calculation. The samples are sent for analysis by the laboratory of the Butantan Institute, where genetic sequencing is performed. About 600 samples have been sent per week since April. The detected cases are being investigated by the respective Basic Health Units (UBSs) of the municipal network.