Dec 07, 2020

10 more hospitals to conduct PCR tests Featured

Deputy Director General of Laboratory Services at the Ministry of Health Dr. Saman Rathnayake has said that 10 more hospitals have been approved to carry out PCR testing.

05 government hospitals and 05 private hospitals have been granted approval in this manner, he added.

Speaking at a press conference in Kandy, Dr. Rathnayake  said that the current daily capacity of PCR testing is around 13,000 - 14,000. 
However, increasing the number of hospitals would soon enable the daily capacity to reach 20,000, he added.