RIGA - Family physicians will now be able to appoint patients with symptoms of respiratory diseases to be tested for Covid-19, and the cost of such tests will be covered by the state, Health Minister Ilze Vinknele (For Development/For) said on Monday.
As of today, medical personnel working at several hospitals and in intensive care units will also be tested for Covid-19.
Healthcare workers who work at several hospitals or outpatient clinics pose a high risk of transmission, said Vinkele. "They have to do it to make some money and to make up for the...
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