Posted 18 мая 2020,, 13:22

Published 18 мая 2020,, 13:22

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Queues of people wishing to pass coronavirus tests lined up in Moscow

Queues of people wishing to pass coronavirus tests lined up in Moscow

18 мая 2020, 13:22
Muscovites lined up to take an antibody test for a new coronavirus disease. The number of people wishing to pass the test exceeded the expectations of the capital's doctors. A chain of about 70 people lined up in front of the laboratory.

The health department decided to change the testing schedule so as not to create a crush. “Queues formed because more people came to take the test than they pre-recorded. The medical staff makes every effort to quickly serve everyone who wants to pass the test and maintain a social distance. Queues were formed in only two out of 30 clinics", - Interfax writes with reference to the press service of the Moscow Department of Health.

The department explained that additional clinics were opened in the clinics, they managed to serve everyone in half an hour. By appointment, the windows between patients were enlarged so that there were no more queues. All recordings were asked to arrive exactly at the time of recording.

It was previously noted that it is possible to take an antibody test for free in 30 city polyclinics. In addition, private laboratories offer to pass the test for 1,5 thousand rubles.

Rospotrebnadzor said earlier that Russia managed to stop the spread of the epidemic. The daily number of cases detected has been declining for several days in a row. The spread of coronavirus has decreased by five times .

The number of patients with coronavirus over the past day has increased by 8.9 thousand people. The total number of people infected since the spread of the epidemic exceeded 290 thousand people, already 70.2 thousand patients managed to recover, about 2.7 thousand patients died from complications in the whole country.