July sees greatest number of Covid-19 tests

in News · 06-08-2020 10:25:00 · 0 Comments

July was the month in which the greatest number of Covid-19 tests was carried out in Portugal, with a total of more than 431,000 tests.

That translates as a total of close to 14,000 tests per day, according to the State Secretary for Health, Jamila Madeira.

She stressed that almost half of those were carried out by the SNS National Health Service. By 10 July and since March, Portugal had carried out around 1.3 million coronavirus tests, placing the country fifth in the EU in terms of testing.


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