By THE NATION
Those eligible for the test should either be:
Living in high-risk areas;
Working in crowded places or in the tourism business;
Have visited crowded places such as flea markets, department stores, medical centres or have taken public transport;
Have touched Covid-19 patients.
They must also have a fever (body temperature of 37.5 degrees or more), as well as other symptoms such as cough, sore throat, wheezing or pneumonia. Patients who have been diagnosed of pneumonia but have not responded to the treatment provided are also eligible.