10 April 2020 – Testing capacity significantly increased for at-risk groups

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Enhance laboratory testing capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Minister Philippe De Backer’s Task Force has significantly increased testing capacity in our country. As a first priority, 20,000 tests have been made available for residential care centres and retirement and nursing homes.
Full details here: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/news/tests-residential-care-centres/