New Corona PCR test processing capacity in Tokyo exceeds the target of 10,000 cases a day October 1, 21:22

The daily processing capacity of PCR tests for the new coronavirus in Tokyo has exceeded the target of 10,000 cases per day.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the daily processing capacity of PCR tests in Tokyo has been about 8,600, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has been supporting the introduction of equipment by private testing institutions with the goal of 10,000.

As a result, we have secured a processing capacity of at least 10,200 cases per day, exceeding 10,000 cases per day.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is aiming for further expansion in order to identify infections at an early stage.

At the meeting held on the 1st to analyze and evaluate the infection situation in Tokyo, Kazuo Hatsuku, the director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Welfare Bureau, said, "We will continue to set new goals for expanding the inspection system. I want to. "