27 March 2020 – State laboratories increase testing capacity to 1000 samples per day

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Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: State laboratories at public health offices (NRC for influenza at ÚVZ SR, RÚVZ BB, RÚVZ KE, RÚVZ TN) increased the testing capacity to 1000 samples per day. Large efforts have been made to expand laboratory diagnostics.
Full details here: http://www.uvzsr.sk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4144:testovacie-kapacity-na-covid-19-sa-roziruju-aj-vaka-enormnemu-usiliu-uvz-sr&catid=250:koronavirus-2019-ncov&Itemid=153