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May 26, 2022 04:12 AM
CHINA

China Further Slashes Price of a Covid-19 Test to $2.40

China is setting up thousands of permanent Covid testing stations in cities.
China is setting up thousands of permanent Covid testing stations in cities.

China told local public hospitals to further slash the price of Covid-19 nucleic acid tests to no more than 16 yuan ($2.40) a person for a single test, down from more than 120 yuan two years ago.

The cost for pooling tests in large-scale assessments should be no more than 3.5 yuan per person, according to a notice issued Wednesday by the National Healthcare Security Administration (NHSA).

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