How early Covid-19 testing is saving lives

A police officer attached to Mutukula Border Police Station being interviewed at Masaka hospital after testing positive for Covid-19  on May 5, 2020. Early testing allows time for faster treatment. PHOTO/ISSA ALIGA

What you need to know:

  • The best time for one to go for the Covid-19 test is between the sixth and the eighth day when the symptoms start, according to Dr Wayengera.

Scientists have advised members of the public to go for Covid-19 testing as soon as they start experiencing symptoms so as to enable early diagnosis.


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