Laboratories and PCR tests

“13 laboratories that were deployed during the epidemiological process evolution, continue their operation. During this time, total of 383 008 tests were carried out, including 16072 performed during the last week and 1016 during the last day. The percentage of positive samples is 14,5% versus 5% before the autumn period, i.e. we can say that the percentage of positive cases is high. It is necessary to conduct testing in all the contacts”, says the Deputy Minister of Health N. Usenbaev

N.Usenbaev reported that PCR tests and consumables are in sufficient quantity, and work continues on their purchase. To date, 4 laboratory kits have been delivered to the republic, they have already been distributed across the regions and are put into operation. For further updating the lab capacity, tender was held for procurement of 10 more kits.