No plans to ease overcrowding at Jerusalem virus testing sites – report

Despite long lines and crowding at testing stations, and long waits for results with labs overwhelmed, there are no plans to open more testing sites in Jerusalem, Kan reports.

As of Sunday, there were 2,188 active coronavirus cases in Jerusalem, the highest tally in the country, and a 32 percent increase over previous days. Two of the four towns deemed “red” high infection zones, Tzur Hadassah and Maaleh Adumim, are in the Jerusalem area.

Over 147,000 PCR tests were administered nationwide on Monday, according to Health Ministry figures, a figure that rivals record numbers seen during the height of the Delta wave, and long lines are being reported across the country.

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