Backlog of COVID-19 tests blamed for delayed results

A healthcare worker holds a COVID-19 vaccine vial in an undated photo. (File Photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Ministry of Health for Epidemiological Affairs Secretary-General Adel Al-Balbisi said that the number of coronavirus tests has increased recently, which led to the accumulation of some samples in laboratories, but that the issue was resolved by readjusting the staff’s working hours, and that that “the result of any sample that reaches the laboratory will be issued within 24 hours,” according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

The statement was issued following a large number of complaints that results failed to be sent within 24 hours.

Balbisi also said that anyone who tests positive should take the third dose a month after being infected.

Read more National News