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Health ministry warns against using virus-testing machines

Health ministry warns against using virus-testing machines

The Ministry of Health has threatened legal action against anyone who publicised their test results after using COVID-19 rapid testing machines.

The ministry said such machines were not even approved or recognised for use by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

It said test the results of such machines were very poor and unclear. For example, a person who does not have Covid-19 is shown as testing positive for the disease, while the results of those who have the disease are shown as negative.

The Ministry also called on the relevant authorities to take serious action against individuals and companies that announce services to test for Covid-19 without the ministry's express permission.

By March 29 morning, the number of Coronavirus infectious in Cambodia had risen to 103. Of those, 21 have recovered.

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