Portugal reaches a new maximum in testing: more than 400,000 tests to covid-19 in a single day
Record was reached on December 30th.
Portugal reached, this Thursday, a new daily maximum of testing, with more than 400 thousand tests carried out.
“Portugal reached, last Thursday, a new maximum of daily testing with 402,756 tests performed (positivity rate of 9.2%), of which 307,698 (76%) were rapid antigen tests (TRAg) for professional use” , announced, in a statement, this Saturday, the ‘task-force’ responsible for the testing strategy.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, around 26.5 million tests have been carried out for covid-19 in Portugal – this number does not include self-tests.