Rapid tests of Covid are seized The Ministry of Health, in a joint operation with the Surveillance Area of the Juan Santamaría International Airport and the General Directorate of Customs, managed to seize today a total of 80 rapid tests for detection of the medical COVID-19.a repatriated from Colombia.
Such evidence was found in the luggage of a passenger from a humanitarian flight from Colombia, which arrived in the country today. The forfeiture is around $ 2,800.
As part of the actions, the Ministry of Health will send this case with the evidence gathered to the prosecutor’s office of the College of Physicians of Costa Rica since the passenger is a Costa Rican doctor.
The Ministry of Health reiterates that any company or person who wishes to register COVID-19 tests can manage it, complying with the sanitary registration requirements for medical equipment which guarantee the effectiveness of the product, a determining factor in tests of this type.