Netanyahu asks Defense Ministry for enough tests to do 30,000 a day

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the Defense Ministry to acquire enough test kits to perform 30,000 tests a day, his office says.

The Health Ministry has stopped announcing how many tests it is performing, but on March 25 said it had performed 5,000 tests the day before.

Officials had sought to bring Israel up to 10,000 tests a day.

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