PCR testing capacity must be increased : GMOA

PCR testing capacity must be increased : GMOA

PCR testing capacity must be increased : GMOA

Written by Staff Writer

15 Oct, 2020 | 9:26 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has said that the authorities must increase the PCR testing capacity for COVID-19 up to 10,000 daily.

“We can only identify patients or carriers if we carry out sufficient testing,” Dr Haritha Aluthge, the GMOA editor told reporters during a media briefing on Thursday.

He pointed out that the spread of the virus can be curbed if the patients or carriers are isolated.

 

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