Punjab to conduct 2,500 coronavirus tests every day

Punjab is all set increase its coronavirus testing capacity to 2,500 test per day by Thursday (April 2), revealed Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid. She further added that the government is utilising the lockdown to increase the number of hospitals in the province and also shared the aim of the ministry to bring the figure to 5,000 tests per day in order to identify more people.

The Mayo Hospital, Expo Centre and the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute have been completely allotted to the coronavirus patients. While the government is also looking after the doctors and paramedic staff working on the front line, she added.

Source: Samaa