City Hall expands Covid-19 testing for asymptomatic people

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Belo Horizonte
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Metropolitan Area
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The Belo Horizonte City Hall maintains the strategies for monitoring the cases of Covid-19 in the municipality. Now, asymptomatic people can also take tests in detection of the disease. The examinations are carried out exclusively in the testing installed in the universities of the capital. In addition, the examinations remain available throughout the network for those who experience symptoms flu.

From January to March, only in the partner universities, about 27 thousand were made examinations. The tests must be scheduled through the Belo Horizonte City Hall Portal and in the PBH APP. After the appointment, the citizen must attend the unit in the from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

To make the appointment, it is necessary to register in the system with the data, that will allow access for scheduling. Then, just enter the CPF and date of birth and click on ’enter’. After this process it will be possible to mark, in addition to choosing a date, time and place for the exam. The following are will be according to availability.

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As a reaction to specific problems generated by the pandemic

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