Drive-through COVID-19 testing comes to KZN

Drive-through COVID-19 testing comes to KZN

Drive-through testing sites for the coronavirus have been launched in parts of South Africa. 

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Two of them are available in shopping centre parking lots in Ballito and Pavillion - with pharmaceutical retailer Dischem saying it's part of efforts to speed up testing for COVID-19. 

South Africa has 1 749 cases of the coronavirus, 13 people have died so far. 

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Dischem's Head of Clinics, Lizeth Kruger explains how these drive-through testing sites work. 

"Customers do not get out of the car. So not more than two normal sedan vehicles at a time. We will also do a temperature monitoring to see if they've got a high temperature. Then we would advise them if it will be valuable to do a swab lab test. We offer it for R850.00."

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