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Russia leads in number of conducted COVID-19 tests

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Russia leads in number of conducted COVID-19 tests


20.05.2020

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Russia occupies a leading position in the world in the number of conducted coronavirus tests, RIA Novosti reports. According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, to date, the number of laboratory tests has already exceeded 7.3 million. The deputy head of the Government of the Russian Federation said this during a speech at a meeting of the Federation Council on Wednesday, May 20. Coronavirus tests are done in 650 laboratories, most of which belong to Rospotrebnadzor and state medical institutions.

Vice Prime Minister added that Russian scientists were working on the creation of 47 vaccines against coronavirus. Tatyana Golikova expressed the hope that some of these studies will be able to get a noticeable result.

The state register of medical devices and organizations includes information on 24 test systems. With their help, PCR and ELISA are performed.

The country provides for the creation of more than 500 observation centers in connection with the development of coronavirus infection. They can accommodate about 50,000 people. 

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