- Punjab faces shortage of test kits: Punjab Health Division says it hasn’t gotten new supply of the coronavirus test sets.
- Variety of examinations have come down from 18,962 to 16,844 in the last 5 days.
- Tests of coronavirus patients admitted in government healthcare facilities has actually also been affected, claims an authorities.
LAHORE: Punjab is facing a lack of coronavirus screening sets, with the rural federal government decreasing the variety of examinations for the infection over the past few days.
Issues of scarcity of coronavirus test sets have actually been obtained across Punjab, consisting of Lahore.
Based on information supplied by the government, Punjab conducted 18,962 tests on April 29, 18,962 on April 30, 16,846 on May 1, 16,307 on May 2, 14,137 on May 3 as well as 16,844 on May 4.
Responding to questions, a spokesperson of the Punjab Health Division stated the variety of coronavirus tests have decreased because of a shortage in the testing sets, adding that it has yet not obtained the brand-new supply of the kits given that a week.
“Examinations of coronavirus clients confessed in federal government hospitals has actually likewise been affected,” the authorities stated.