Zambia now has COVID-19 testing centers in 7 of 10 provinces

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LUSAKA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Zambia now has COVID-19 testing centers in seven of the country's 10 provinces, an official said on Monday.

The government is committed to putting in place testing centers in the remaining three provinces as soon as possible, Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama told a briefing on the pandemic.

"We are committed to improving our testing capacity because it is key as we fight the disease," he said.

Zambia reported 181 new cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 13,720.

The country has so far conducted 132,642 tests. Enditem

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