Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jul. 28, 2020

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?? Colombia. Football player Sebastián Villa, of Argentinian side Boca Juniors, tests positive for Covid-19, putting the club’s coronavirus prevention measures in check. (Futbolred, in Spanish)

?? Argentina. Two former agents of the Argentinian dictatorship die in prison from Covid-19. (Pagina 12, in Spanish)

?? Chile. The government imposed new quarantines on the communes of Coquimbo, La Serena, and Puerto Montt after new Covid-19 outbreaks. (Ámbito, in Spanish)

?? Venezuela. President Nicolás Maduro extended a “radical” quarantine in the capital Caracas and six other states after a new peak of infections. (Infobae, in Spanish)

?? Uruguay. Uruguayan scientists developed and produced 50,000 Covid-19 serological tests that will detect antibodies against the coronavirus. (Andina, in Spanish)

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