– During a pandemic, managed to form a powerful PCR-based service. As a result, the city can now spend an average of 50 thousand studies per day. Moscow has made more than 4.3 million PCR tests. When was the high incidence of the disease, the efforts of the laboratory services was sent to patients COVID-19, their relatives and those who have had a suspected infection. Now, when the number of cases decreases, there was spare capacity and we are ready to reallocate to other areas. In this regard, the mayor Sergei Sobyanin, made a decision, thanks to which now all are free to go PCR research on coronavirus.

To do this in the capital of open points in 207 hospitals. For kids free testing for coronavirus opened for the first time. Let me remind you, PCR (polymerase chain reaction) method, which allows to detect the presence of the virus. Samples taken a swab from the nose and oropharynx. Visiting clinics for testing is safe, said the Vice-mayor. Algorithm blood sampling developed with the introduction of ELISA testing, which is performed to assess immunity. This test may 27 free can pass any resident. Well, that was half to increase the volume of this study – daily it can take place at a convenient time about 7,5 thousand Muscovites. The results of the ELISA test show that the number of citizens with immunity to coronavirus, over the last eighteen months has increased from 12.5 percent to 21.7 percent. High volume testing helps to assess the situation. Conditions to as many Muscovites were examined. Employers can arrange for testing at work. The municipality pays for the research, and organizations pay only for blood sampling. Through these efforts, the situation stabiliziruemost. Abolished almost all the restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic. However, for the past two weeks identifying COVID-19 is kept at about 600 new cases. The rate of growth of Moscow and the Moscow region – the smallest in the country – 0.3 percent per day.

To pass the blood test for coronavirus antibodies to the Muscovites only need a passport and insurance. At the entrance to the clinic they will measure the temperature, will be asked to wear a mask, gloves and Shoe covers and carried to execute the documents. The results of the research can be seen in an electronic health record (EHR) on in the application “SYSTEM.INFO” within three days from the date of delivery of the analysis.