MOSCOW, November 27 - RIA Novosti. People living together in the same apartment with a sick COVID in Moscow will be tested twice, Anastasia Rakova, deputy mayor of the capital for social development, told reporters.
"Those who stay in the same apartment with the sick person, his household and members of his family are at a special risk of contracting coronavirus infection. At the same time, since they live together, there is a risk of becoming infected both at the initial stage of infection and during the entire illness of a loved one. Therefore, we decided that this category … will be tested for coronavirus infection twice, "Rakova said.
She clarified that now they are tested only at the beginning - when a relative is diagnosed with a disease. An additional test will appear after the quarantine period.
"To speed up the provision of information to residents about the results of the PCR test, both positive and negative, we send all SMS from the beginning of this week, promptly, as soon as the data on the test results enter the laboratory system. In fact, residents know about their result earlier. test than we and the clinic ", - added the deputy mayor.
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