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City Hall: Every fifth resident of Zarechny was tested for coronavirus

11:03 | 13.08.2020 | Medicine

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Zarechny, 13 August 2020. PenzaNews. Every fifth resident of Zarechny of Penza region was tested for novel coronavirus infection COVID-19. This is stated in a message posted on the website of the city administration.

City Hall: Every fifth resident of Zarechny was tested for coronavirus

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“12 000 people were tested for coronavirus infection at the Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology [Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia No. 59] free of charge. Some of the residents of Zarechny underwent the test repeatedly. This indicator does not include tests that the residents did privately in paid clinics,” the text specifies.

It notes that in terms of population coverage by COVID-19 testing Zarechny was included in the top 5 towns served by Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia.

“Currently, the FMBA Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology No. 59 is carrying out about 400 coronavirus studies per week,” the report adds.

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