COVID-19 Budget: 200-plus coronavirus tests conducted – Minister

FILE PHOTO: Specimens from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests are logged to processed for a positive or negative result at the UW Medicine Virology lab in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services has conducted more than 200 tests for patients with COVID-19 tests, Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete told Parliament today.

He made the statement in response to National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad’s critique of the State of Fiji’s medical services.

Parliament is presently debating the COVID-19 Response Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2020.

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