On March 21, the Office of Rospotrebnadzor reported that by Sunday the laboratories of the Smolensk region had 362,171 coronavirus tests. By Sunday morning, 912 tests for COVID-19 were done per day. On weekdays, laboratories do more tests for the presence of coronavirus. So, on Friday, 1236 tests were carried out, on Thursday – 1225.
Research is carried out in the laboratories of the Regional Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Clinical Hospital No. 1, Smolensk Center for AIDS Prevention and Control, Regional TB Clinical Dispensary, Smolensk State Medical University and Smolensk Dermatovenerologic Dispensary. Tests are also done in private laboratories in the Smolensk region.
In addition, the most impatient tarians buy portable coronavirus tests from pharmacies for complacency. These tests, according to the instructions, give a result in 10-20 minutes. “Two stripes” is positive, “one” is negative.