Colombia Brazil city Brasilia city Santo city Manaus Coronavirus Amazon COVID19 Colombia Brazil city Brasilia city Santo city Manaus

Brazil confirms first indigenous coronavirus case in the Amazon

www.channelnewsasia.com

BRASILIA: An indigenous woman in a village deep in the Amazon rainforest has contracted the novel coronavirus, the first case reported among Brazil's more than 300 tribes, the Health Ministry's indigenous health service Sesai said on Wednesday (Apr 1).

The 19-year-old woman from the Kokama tribe tested positive for the virus in the district of Santo Antonio do Içá, located near the border with Colombia some 880km up the Amazon river from the state capital Manaus.

All news from channelnewsasia.com

The website meaws.com is not a news writer, but just an aggregator. The site publishes announcements of the materials taken from the open sources. The news source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. As a part of the fight against fakes, you can send a complaint on the news, and we will consider your complaint as soon as possible.

Related News

Breaking news
Da Palermo a Milano in piazza al grido di #spazzalodio. A manifestare anche Zan e Maiorino
Christina Perri reveals she's pregnant after a recent miscarriage: Our rainbow baby is coming in January
‘Hannibal’ season 4: creator teases pansexual Mads Mikkelsen in potential comeback