El Salvador detects first case of COVID-19 Delta variant - health minister

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A woman waits to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), after the government set up testing booths in San Rafael Cedros, El Salvador July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

SAN SALVADOR, July 31 (Reuters) - El Salvador has detected its first case of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, Health Minister Francisco Alabi said on Saturday.

Reporting by Nelson Renteria, Writing by Daina Beth Solomon Editing by Alistair Bell

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