Due to the increasing number of people infected with coronavirus in the city of new York city government decided to open five additional points for the collection of analyzes, reports RIA Novosti.
This is done to ensure that tests have been able to put the most vulnerable category of citizens. Three points have already been opened in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Staten island, and soon will earn another two in Harlem and Queens.
“We focusareas on the people most vulnerable to this disease, explained mayor bill de Blasio. We’re talking about people in the community with low income immigrant communities, the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions. We want the testing to be available first and foremost to them,”
it is Expected that these points will handle up to 2400 tests per week and over time this figure should increase.