Kuwait City, Sep 21: The Ministry of Health announced the adoption of new technology to detect infection with the Coronavirus. Reported by Al-Qabas.
And the ministry explained in a television report, which was published on its official account on Twitter, that this technique allows the detection of 21 other viruses associated with respiratory diseases, in one swab, and for specific cases.
She pointed out that this technology is available in most public hospital laboratories, and the result appears within two hours after the samples arrive at the laboratory.
The ministry indicated that this service is provided to certain categories of patients, who need surgical intervention or intensive care patients.
Dr. Mamoun Al-Qaseer, a viral disease consultant at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, said on Kuwait TV, “This examination is not intended for all segments of society.”