S. Africa has backlog of over 100,000 unprocessed COVID-19 tests

S. Africa has backlog of over 100,000 unprocessed COVID-19 tests

South Africa was praised for its response to the pandemic for having conducted the most tests. A report on Thursday claimed 27,403 confirmed cases and 577 deaths while some of 655,000 people were tested. The ministry said it was prioritizing processing tests for the admitted patients which left a backlog of 101,007 unprocessed throat swabs and saliva samples on May 21 and 58,930 on May 14.

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