Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialist in Wellness, Dr. Anthony Allen says there would be an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases reported by the Health Ministry daily, if more testing was being done.
Dr. Allen noted that the number of cases being reported on a daily basis is not an accurate reflection of the number of persons who are infected with the virus.
He is urging the government to do more testing to respond better to the pandemic.
Dr. Allen says the government should relax the strident criteria that have to be met before a person is tested:
He highlighted that persons without symptoms should also be tested.
Dr. Anthony Allen, Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialist in Wellness.
President of the Jamaica Dental Association, Dr. Oswald Dunn says more testing facilities should be available among general practitioners.
Dr. Oswald Dunn, President of the Jamaica Dental Association.