In Ukraine, the circle of people for whom PCR tests are carried out is widening
The Ministry of Health has widened the circle of people covered by mass PCR tests for COVID-19 – recently added tests for patients with pneumonia and every 5 days for doctors working with COVID-19.
This was announced during a briefing by Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“For the Ministry of Health, mass tests are tests, which take place according to approved algorithms, in particular by PCR tests. We are constantly expanding this testing mechanism with the participation of an additional circle of people. If you analyze, then this month we added to the screening of patients with pneumonia … In addition, the medical workers, who we now test every five days, work directly with COVID-19, “explained the minister.
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As reported, on May 2, Ukraine confirmed 11,411 cases of COVID-19, of which 279 deaths, 1,498 patients recovered. 550 new cases were registered per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru