The Saudi Ministry of Health revealed that the health sectors conducted (28,553,941) laboratory tests for the Coronavirus in the Kingdom
The Kingdom has used the advanced tests using (PCR TEST) since the first infection was recorded now.
It explained, in a statement, that the capacity of examinations in the Kingdom at the level of all sectors exceeds 130 thousand examinations per day.
It indicated that 90% of the results are issued within less than 18 hours and that 99% of the results are issued within less than 24 hours
This places the Kingdom among the highest countries in the world in terms of speed and quality in this advanced type of examination.
KSA has 48 laboratories for the Government Sector to study Covid-19 and 75 labs in the private sector and 25 laboratories with a capacity of 80,000 tests per day in the Ministry of Health.
It is worth noting that the Kingdom is one of the first countries in the world to secure a laboratory test for the virus; where it prepared and equipped the National Health Laboratory.
The Ministry of Health also inaugurated some laboratories and specialized units in all regions of the Kingdom, which contributed to strengthening the prevention of the Coronavirus.
It continues to intensify laboratory tests through many effective measures that contributed to the early detection of cases infected with Corona and taking quick measures to deal with them.