Botswana: Overwhelmed Patient Management System Delays Covid-19 Results

Gaborone — Surging COVID-19 cases in Botswana has led to delays in getting results within the stipulated time frame, Dr Kereng Masupu has revealed.

Dr Masupu, who is COVID-19 task team coordinator, said in an interview that initially, results were expected to be released under 72 hours after testing but prevailing circumstances had made the goal unattainable.

The Integrated Patient Management System, a registration module which captures complete and relevant patient information, had recently…

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