PHCC temporarily suspends COVID-19 PCR testing for people traveling abroad

PHCC temporarily suspends COVID-19 PCR testing for people traveling abroad

By QLNews

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has temporarily halted the provision of COVID-19 PCR swabs for people traveling abroad.

This service will only be provided by certain private health care facilities. In a post on its Twitter page, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has shared a list of these private health centers.

According to MoPH, the PHCC teams at health centers are among those leading the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program and the staff has been working tirelessly to provide COVID-19 swabs for people showing signs and symptoms of the virus.

The decision has been taken to help these teams focus more on offering services to people with COVID-19 and those being vaccinated.

"When the second wave is suppressed and pressure is eased on PHCC healthcare teams, this important service will resume at primary health centers," according to MoPH.

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By siddik.ks• 1 week 2 days ago.
siddik.ks

Nice Move from MOPH and it is indeed to utilize the source for Vaccinating the people. same time an announcement from private Hospitals with a very minimum PCR test charge should have been a great relief for the travellers.

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