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In response to the global shortages of test kits for coronavirus, the Health Department has amended the criteria for testing to ensure there was targeted screening and testing.

This takes place as the department is evaluating the rapid tests for quality to conduct surveillance to assess how many people have the virus.

This was revealed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize when he responded in writing to parliamentary questions from DA MP Haseena Ismail who asked about steps taken to test the presence of the virus in the wake of the global shortage of test kits…..more