May 27, 2022 08:12 PM

Beijing Health Officials Probed for Covid Testing Fraud

What’s new: Three health officials in Beijing’s southwest district of Fangshan have been placed under investigation by the Communist Party’s graft watchdog for alleged involvement in Covid lab testing fraud, according to an official statement (link in Chinese) issued Friday.

The trio, including a deputy director of Fangshan’s health commission, were responsible for supervising the Beijing Pushi medical laboratory, where six employees are being investigated for issuing more Covid test results than the actual number of tests. The probe into the employees was announced on Saturday.

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