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Improved tests for the diagnosis of coronavirus received in Kamchatka

Improved tests for the diagnosis of coronavirus received in Kamchatka
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Kamchatka Krai was the first Russian region to receive a new generation of tests for the diagnosis of coronavirus. They let you know the result five times faster than the previous ones.

As the acting governor of the region, Vladimir Solodov, said, three laboratories for the study of coronavirus samples were organized on the peninsula. One of them operates on the basis of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor, the second at the AIDS Center and the third at the regional infectious diseases hospital.

New tests will increase the volume of research, in addition, they are more sensitive to the virus and give results with an accuracy of 94%. April 5 in the island region recorded the first two cases of the disease new infection. The sick were not abroad, but traveled to other regions of the country.

The new head of Kamchatka said that measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region are not enough. In his opinion, need to tightenmonitoring compliance by citizens with self-isolation regime.

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