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GOJ aims to administer 200,000 antigen tests per day starting in November

  • September 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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Sankei and Mainichi reported on Monday that Health Minister Tamura said on a Fuji TV program that aired on Sunday that in preparation for the possibility of a “twindemic” in the winter, the government is planning to set up a system in which 200,000 antigen tests can be administered per day starting in November. The health minister also reportedly reiterated that he intends to consider reducing the cost of PCR tests for asymptomatic patients since they are not covered by public health insurance.

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