A total of eleven positive results to COVID-19 through diagnostic tests of antigens was the balance today in an initiative of the Health Department and the Municipal Case Investigation and Contact Tracing System for identifying asymptomatic people who may be carrying the virus without knowing it.
During the day – held in the Municipal Coliseum Maestro Tomás Dones de Fajardo– 367 tests were carried out. People with positive results were guided by epidemiologists and personnel from the country’s health agency.
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These antigen tests, newly arrived in Puerto Rico, can be processed immediately to obtain results in 15 to 20 minutes.
“The results of these tests go directly to the BioPortal platform, so the daily report will be updated shortly to clearly identify their results. During the activity, epidemiologists and health experts worked, who collaborated in the logistics, both for taking samples and for transferring results, ”read the written statements of the health agency.
The massive effort carried out by Salud will move tomorrow, Friday, to the Raymond Dalmau Coliseum in Quebradillas and it will be active from 10:00 in the morning to 4:00 in the afternoon, free of charge.