GLOBALink | Nucleic acid testing capacity boosted in E China's Putian

Source: Xinhua| 2021-09-21 15:12:03|Editor: huaxia

East China's Putian in Fujian Province has witnessed a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.

To quickly boost nucleic acid testing capacity, seven mobile PCR laboratories have been set up and more medical workers have been mobilized.

The labs could test up to 1 million people daily.

Since the latest resurgence began on Sept. 10, Fujian had reported a total of 335 locally transmitted confirmed cases as of Saturday. No death was reported. There were still 6,704 people under medical observation by Saturday.

By Saturday, Putian has processed more than 6 million nucleic acid tests.

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