State invests 761 million in PCR tests

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Minister says the country has saved five billion pesos in the purchase of these tests. Timely detection of Covid-19 disease is vital in the treatment and isolation process to stop the spread, so the availability of PCR tests is essential for such management of the virus. In this sense, the Minister of Public Health, Daniel Rivera, reported today that the Government has made an investment of 761 million pesos in PCR tests, which are performed free of charge to people and have saved the State five billion pesos in the purchase. In total, the Doctor Defillo National Laboratory has carried out one million 353 thousand 193 tests, while in the first 16 days of November 89 thousand 468 PCR tests had been carried out. He explained that there are […]