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Might private health facilities be called on to assist with COVID-19 testing?

Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020. 3:39 pm CST.

By Aaron Humes: Prime Minister Dean Barrow allowed that he would bring up the issue of asking how private health clinics can assist with the backlog of COVID-19 cases.

Barrow said he understands the situation but there needs to be assurance of the Ministry of Health that results will be accurate and reliable.

One way, he suggested, might be use of rapid tests by private facilities, but there are issues of licensing among other things.


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