24 April 2020 – Conducted randomised testing of people on public transport

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Type of Intervention: Testing and tracing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Argentine Government carried out a research project. It consists of randomly using quick testing kits on people travelling on public means of transportation, who declare not to have had any symptoms for the previous 21 days. The Ministry of Health stated the intention of this research is not to diagnose anyone, but to gather other type of insights. For this reason, the testings will be anonymous.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/coronavirus/medidas-gobierno