Citizens are suggested to take COVID test twice in some private labs-JOINT STATEMENT

Citizens are suggested to take COVID test twice in some private labs-JOINT STATEMENT
# 01 February 2022 15:45 (UTC +04:00)

Official health organizations have recently received information on suggestions to citizens, who appeal for the COVID-19 test, on taking it twice in some private laboraties. Employees of the private laboratories say that the first test is important for checking whether the citizen is infected with the COVID-19 or not, while the second one is important for determining whether the detected virus is SARS-CoV-2 21K Omicron strain or not. As a result, the appealed person has to pay for the additional testing, APA reports citing a joint statement of the Health Ministry, State Agency for Mandatory Health Insurance, and TABIB.

We should note that despite mutations of the coronavirus, methods of treatment are the same. The suggested second test does not have any diagnostic and clinical importance for the determined treatment.

Symptoms of the new strain are similar to symptoms of severe respiratory infection and effects upper respiratory tract. Aerial polyclinic, family doctor (aerial doctor- pediatrician, aerial doctor-therapist) should firstly be appealed on the case of feeling symptoms.

Results of conducted researches show that the most effective way of protection from aggravation cases, which can be caused by new and rapidly-spread dangerous variants of the virus, is vaccination.

To this end, health organizations call on citizens to receive the second dose, or receive the booster dose five months after infecting with the virus in order to protect from new strain.

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