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Punjab to start random COVID-19 testing

There have been 5,526 confirmed cases in the province

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 28, 2020 | Last Updated: 9 months ago
Posted: Apr 28, 2020 | Last Updated: 9 months ago
Punjab to start random COVID-19 testing

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Punjab will begin random COVID-19 testing of people in the province from Tuesday.

“Punjab to start random testing in the general population from tomorrow for an assessment of #COVID_19 prevalence. This will help draw a complete epidemiological assessment of the situation,” the Health Department of Punjab said in a tweet on Monday night.

The samples will include these places in the beginning: hospitals, mandis, markets, residential areas and pharmacies.

The province had conducted a total of 150,756 tests as of 2 am Tuesday. Out of these 5,526 had tested positive. There have been 84 deaths in the province so far and 1,183 people have recovered from COVID-19.

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