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Private Clinics Issuing Fake Covid-19 Negative Test Results

Minister of Health Dr Chitalu Chilufya says some private clinics have been found wanting for conducting Covid-19 tests and issuing fake covid-19 results

Government has accused some private health facilities of conducting Covid – 19 tests in which they are giving fake negative results.

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says new data shows that the trend is now common and possess a risk to members of the public.

Dr. Chilufya has urged members of the public to desist from visiting non accredited facilities if they want their tests to be done.

Meanwhile, Lusaka Province Minister Bowmnan Lusambo has urged the Ministry of Health to ensure that incentives are given to frontlines in the fight against the pandemic.

Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded 182 new cases of the virus with three deaths.

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