Screening Students in Primary and Secondary Schools Announced

Minister of Health Venko Filipce announced that the screening of students in primary and secondary schools in the country will begin. Soon, he mentioned, the methodology for this screening will be presented in detail. “In the coming days, we will present in detail the screening methodology for testing students in primary and secondary schools. It is a fact that there is a certain transmission here, very small, but we want to do a screening of the condition because very often children are asymptomatic carriers,” added Filipce. He noted that it is a matter of doing fast antigen tests for COVID-19. Details of this approach, he said, will be announced in the coming days because, according to the minister, this requires some preparation, in terms of parental consent