Pakistan to carry out 50,000 tests per day starting next week, says NDMA chairman

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal has said the country will start conducting 50,000 coronavirus tests per day starting next week. NDMA chairman said that the virus detection kits would be provided to all the concerned departments in the country to enhance testing capacity.He added that earlier only those people underwent a test that showed symptoms of the virus; however, randomised testing will be done now.

A team of Chinese doctors also arrived in Pakistan on Friday, carrying medical supplies and bringing expertise to help the country fight the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Geo