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On June 8, the Comprehensive group of joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council released the suggestion on accelerating the implementation of novel Coronavirus nucleic acid test.
China will continue to make nucleic acid testing compulsory among all key groups and available for those who ask to be tested, according to the guideline.
focus groups included
◆close contact with COVID-19 cases
◆ inbound travelers
◆ patients in fever clinics
◆ new inpatients and their caregivers
◆ staff working at medical institutions
◆ quarantine and inspection staff at ports and borders
◆ staff working at prisons and detention houses
◆ nursing home workers
The opinions clearly put forward to boost testing capacity and try to expand the detection scope of testing. The guideline also suggested that all localities should strengthen public surveillance and early warning, conduct spot-checks, keep abreast of the development and changes of the local pandemic, and provide basis for dynamic adjustment of regular prevention and control measures.
In particular, the suggestion emphasizes that infectious disease hospitals, infectious disease hospitals disease control and prevention institutions at county-level or above, customs and county hospital laboratories should be enable them to conduct nucleic acid testing.