The President of Tanzania John Magufuli secretly ordered the National laboratory of health testing for coronavirus random samples that do not belong to man. About it on may 4, reports the BBC.
Samples assigned names and age supposedly of the people, and sent for analysis to the laboratory. As told Magufuli, including automotive oil – it has the coronavirus has not identified, jackfruit – the results were ambiguous and papaya, which laboratory workers found the disease.
Also the study was sent samples from poultry and goats, and they too were positive, said the Tanzanian President.
The results of this experiment, the Ministry of health of Tanzania formed a Committee of ten to investigate the work of the laboratory results must be submitted before may 13. During the investigation of a laboratory Director and quality Manager removed from office.
However, testing for coronavirus in the laboratory will continue, says BBC.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University in Tanzania coronavirus was confirmed at 480 people, of whom 16 died. Everything in the world COVID-19 recorded 3.58 million people, more than 251,5 thousand of them died, and 1.16 million recovered.
An outbreak of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began in December of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.