Total COVID-19 testing coverage in Penza region exceeds 59%
Penza, 16 March 2021. PenzaNews. The total coverage of the population with testing for COVID-19 exceeded 59% in the Penza region. This is stated in the message distributed by the press service of the regional government on Tuesday, March 16.
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“The virology laboratory of the Federal State Health Institution ‘Centre of Hygiene and Epidemiology in Penza Region’ examined 133 868 people and carried out 138 416 tests; the laboratories of the medical network examined 629 162 people, and carried out 674 193 studies,” the text specifies.
It notes that a total of 40 415 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the region, including 115 in the last 24 hours.
“There are 7 233 people under observation,” the report adds.