France continues to see a large number of new infections. In the past 24 hours, 46,677 positive cases have been recorded, including 332 deaths.
The French Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, announced on Friday that starting next Monday, coronavirus tests can be purchased in pharmacies for citizens to conduct themselves.
Wayland explained that the main purpose of this measure is that citizens in areas where it is more difficult to pass public institutions to take these exams can also take these exams.
He said: “We will start deploying them as part of operations to be carried out in specific environments where it is difficult to test, such as in overseas territories or unstable environments.” Interview with news portals.
The French minister defended: “For those who wish to do it at home, the’self-test’ will be a useful supplement.” He added that it cannot be sold in large quantities and must always be accompanied by a “healthy” explanation. Professional” because its operation is “not so simple.”
However, these nasal sampling tests are easier to obtain and less annoying than traditional nasopharyngeal examinations. If the test results are positive, PCR testing should be performed for the authorities to explain.
Regarding the epidemiology, France continues to record a large number of new infections. In the past 24 hours, 46,677 positive cases have been recorded, including 332 deaths.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 96,280 people have died, and more than 4.7 million people have been infected with the disease. 28,729 people are still hospitalized, of which 5,254 are in intensive care.