20 March 2020 – Established COVID-19 testing centres

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Testing and tracing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Argentine Government decentralised testing of COVID-19. Previously, only one official testing centre was running in Buenos Aires, carrying out approximately 200 tests per day.

Testing kits have been distributed to 106 newly-established COVID-19 testing centres across the country.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/anlis-avanza-en-la-descentralizacion-de-la-deteccion-diagnostica-del-nuevo-coronavirus