Moscow became the leader in the number of tests for coronavirus

Today in Moscow held more than 730 thousand of tests for coronavirus infection. In General 100 thousand people accounted for almost 5.7 thousand studies COVID-19, according to this indicator, Moscow is the absolute leader among cities around the world, according to the official website of the Moscow mayor. Every day tests for COVID-19 hand over more 25 thousand persons, the tests were conducted in Federal, private and municipal laboratories.

On coronavirus infection testing of patients with pneumonia and all who live with those who have confirmed COVID-19. Also in Moscow, the biomaterial for the presence of coronavirus taken from people with symptoms of SARS. In addition, the city hosts the screening of employees who are in contact with residents, medical and social workers, police, housing and communal services and transport sphere.

To determine coronavirus infection are molecular genetic tests. Samples taken a swab from the nose and oropharynx, the doctor may run other tests. Special tests after treatment to determine whether recovered or not. At discharge all patients who need to stay under surveillance get recommendations.

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