03 May 2020 – Plans to increase the number of PCR tests per day up to 3,000

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: The Director General of Health Services States that Corona (Covid 19) situation in the Western Province has been brought somewhat under control. Plans to increase the number of PCR tests per day up to 3,000
Full details here: https://news.lk/news/political-current-affairs/item/30078-planning-to-increase-the-number-of-pcr-tests-per-day-up-to-3-000

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Increase in the number of cases