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May 11, 2022 08:09 PM
CHINA

Shanghai Covid Testing Company Probed After False Positives Land People in Quarantine

A nucleic acid sample is tested in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi Province, April 22. Photo: VCG
A nucleic acid sample is tested in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi Province, April 22. Photo: VCG

Shanghai has launched an investigation into a Covid testing company after a public outcry was sparked by news that some people who received false positives from its nucleic acid tests were taken to quarantine facilities.

On Monday, several residents of Huangpu district posted messages online saying they had received positive results from Shanghai Zhongke Runda medical laboratory’s tests on Sunday after having tested negative on several rapid antigen tests.

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