17 August 2020 – Kasaï-Central has acquired rapid test kits

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: The interim governor of Kasai-Central province, Ambroise Kamukuny, told Radio Okapi on Monday August 17 that his jurisdiction now benefits from rapid test kits against the coronavirus. This constitutes a donation from the national response committee, allow the health services of the province to screen suspected cases of Covid-19 in order to make adequate arrangements.

Overview: Fight against Covid-19: Kasaï-Central has acquired rapid test kits
Full details here: https://www.radiookapi.net/2020/08/18/actualite/sante/lutte-contre-covid-19-le-kasai-central-acquis-des-kits-de-tests-rapides

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat