Baden-Württemberg wants to continue testing symptom-free people in Corona

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Contrary to the recommendations of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) to Baden-Württemberg to test in the future people on the Coronavirus, which have no corresponding symptoms. Examined &quot to be now;even people without symptoms, but which are in close contact with Infected or recently sind&quot stood;, the country’s health Minister man Lucha (Green) said on Sunday. "A significant focus of the tests we rely on people who work in hospitals or inpatient care."

"A significant expansion of the Corona-Tests" a "very effective Methode", in order to keep the pandemic under control, said Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann (Green). "Therefore, we have decided to leave in the future, significantly more citizens than in the past on the innovative Virus testing."

The state government spoke of a "nationwide unique Strategie". They are ignoring, however, the expert opinion of the RKI: "Testing in asymptomatic persons are not empfohlen", it means there.

The laboratory costs for Tests in people without symptoms is not borne by the statutory health insurance funds. In Baden-Württemberg, is this still the case, according to the country, "until the Federal funding is regulated hat".  

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