The coronavirus testing centre at IJssportcentrum Eindhoven (Eindhoven Ice Rink) can be expanded significantly inside one week.
Round 320 persons are at the moment being examined for the virus per day. Subsequent week, that capability will enhance to 480 folks per day.
The testing centre on the ice rink is at the moment the one one within the Eindhoven area. Nevertheless, there are plans to open an extra testing centre in Eersel.
Since 1 June, anybody who shows signs of the coronavirus could be examined. Registrations for exams have risen sharply since then. A spokesperson for GGD Brabant Zuidoost, South-East Brabant’s public well being service, is just not stunned by the rise in folks eager to get examined. ‘Individuals are involved, and so they need to be certain about their signs,’ they mentioned.
Individuals should make an appointment prematurely to get examined. In concept, sufferers ought to have the ability to get a next-day appointment. Nevertheless, as a result of elevated demand, that time-frame is just not at all times met. There are additionally delays to acquiring check outcomes. At first, folks obtained their check outcomes inside 48 hours, however this now takes longer.
It isn’t but clear how many individuals have been examined for coronavirus at Eindhoven Ice Rink.
Translation: Rachael Vickerman