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Consortium that performs COVID-19 analysis at Tocumen Airport reschedules molecular tests

Consortium that performs COVID-19 analysis at Tocumen Airport reschedules molecular tests

Consortium PTY COVID FREE will reschedule molecular tests with the Solana analyzer, until a possible inconvenience in the cold chain is determined.
The PTY COVID FREE Consortium, the company in charge of carrying out the tests to detect COVID-19 in passengers seeking to enter Panama through the Tocumen Airport , indicated through a statement the molecular tests with the Solana analyzer, they have been reprogrammed until a possible inconvenience in the cold chain of this product is precisely determined.

"We continue to strengthen our technical and operational capacity to comply with the application of this test through which we seek to prevent the importation of new cases," said the company in a statement.

The Consortium also noted that the COVID-19 tests on passengers from South America arriving at the Tocumen Airport are carried out in complete normality through the Sofia SARS antigen test, in accordance with the provisions of the Ministry of Health (Minsa ).

The Consortium's statements come hours after the Panamanian Miroslava Vilar denounced that when she arrived in Panama with two negative tests done in Colombia, she was diagnosed through the molecular biology test that was carried out at the Tocumen Airport that she was positive for COVID -19 and they made her spend three days in a hospital hotel, denying her to go to a private hospital, despite coming convalescing from some surgeries that she had undergone, so that she could be treated by his doctors; However, when the PCR test was done on Wednesday in Panama, it came back negative.
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