Previously, only a laboratory in Novosibirsk could diagnose COVI-19.
A diagnostic laboratory capable of making coronavirus tests has been opened in St. Petersburg. Previously, there was just one laboratory in Russia that could diagnose COVI-19, in Novosibirsk.
According to the RF Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor), St. Petersburg researchers have developed a test system and confirmed the accuracy of their method in a very short time.
Rospotrebnadzor advises to refrain from trips to Italy, Republic of Korea and Iran where numerous cases of coronavirus have been confirmed.
Photo and video: St. Petersburg TV channel