[/news/china/index.html China] has dispatched a mobile P3 virus lab to help ramp up the [/news/coronavirus/index.html coronavirus] mass-testing in Beijing after a fresh COVID-19 outbreak ravaged the capital city.
The country's health authority sent the remote laboratory, Tour Quế Lâm từ Hà Nội along with a team of 14 medical workers, Tour Quế Lâm to a virus-hit district in Beijing this morning, kynghidongduong.vn state media reported.
The mobile testing unit could collect testing samples from 1,000 residents a day.
The government sent three of those container labs to Wuhan in February at the height of the city's COVID-19 outbreak.
Beijing citizens who came into contact with the Xinfadi Wholesale Market, either directly or indirectly, are pictured being taken swabs samples in the Chinese capital on Tuesday
China has dispatched a mobile P3 virus lab to help ramp up the coronavirus testing in Beijing after a fresh COVID-19 outbreak erupted the capital city.
The file picture taken on April 22 shows the mobile lab arriving at a hospital in Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang province in China
The Chinese capital reported 137 domestic infections in the past six days, with the brunt of the cases linked to Xinfadi, a massive wholesale market in the city.
Pictured: Medical staff in full protective gear carry signs to assist people to conduct coronavirus testing on Wednesday
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It comes after the Chinese capital reported 137 domestic infections in the past six days, with the brunt of the cases linked to Xinfadi, a massive wholesale market in the city.
The Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention today sent the mobile P3 lab to Beijing's south-western district Fengtai, where the food trading hub is located.
P3 labs have the second-highest biological safety standards and are designed to study pathogens that may cause sever[ ][ ]