We are in the 3rd wave, officially recognized - PCR tests to be significantly increased
The demand for PCR tests has grown significantly as a result of the third wave of the covid 19 pandemic.
Accordingly, about 20,000 PCR tests are being performed daily at present.
There is an trend for increasing demand for tests.
The Cabinet therefore has approved a proposal made by the Minister of Health to expedite the purchase of PCR testing kits and other equipment required to meet the growing demand for PCR tests.
The cabinet decisions have also recognised the current spread as the 3rd wave.