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Spain has performed more than 18.1 million diagnostic tests since start of epidemic

Monday 30 November 2020

In the last week, between 20 and 26 November, the regional governments have performed a total of 628,592 PCR tests, an average of 89,798 a day.

In addition, from 20 to 26 November, the regional governments have performed a total of 265,928 antigen tests (37,989 a day). Including the PCR tests performed, this amounts to a total of 894,520 diagnostic tests over the course of the week, 127,788 a day. Accordingly, the number of diagnostic tests has increased by 5%, at a rate of 386.04 tests per 1,000 inhabitants.

New techniques are gradually being developed for the diagnosis of the infection caused by SARS-Cov2, such as the rapid antigen tests that the Regional Health Departments are starting to introduce to manage the pandemic.

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