RIGA - As many as 26 medics of the Emergency Medical Service (NMPD) have been tested positive for novel coronavirus Covid-19, LETA learned from NMPD spokeswoman Ilze Buksa.
In order to be able to discover possible infection at an early stage, NMPD has increased testing of its staff. All medics with respiratory disease symptoms are tested, as well as those who are in higher infection risks, including working in testing tents and those who have been in contact with Covid-19 patients.
In two weeks almost 700 medics have been tested, and 26 NMPD employees w...
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