Bosch introduced the test for COVID-19 - it takes 2.5 hours and does not need to be sent to the laboratory!

Testing with Covid-19 is seen as a key variable in limiting distribution

coronavirus. Usually, patients now wait for their results for several days, in Russia it takes about a week.

New Bosch tests show resultsthe presence of coronavirus and nine other various different viruses in human blood in 2.5 hours. The accuracy of this test is 95%. At the same time, its important difference from other developments is the lack of the need to send it to special laboratories.

The new test uses a molecular platformVivalytic Diagnostics, developed by Bosch Health Department The devices on this platform are already used in hospitals, laboratories and medical facilities to diagnose a number of bacterial and viral diseases, including influenza and pneumonia. The new Covid-19 test will be available in Germany in April and at the same time will begin to be sold on international markets.

Now in 175 countries there are more than 472thousand cases of infection with this infection. 90% of all cases occur in seven countries - China, Italy, USA, Spain, Germany, Iran and France. At the same time, in China, where the virus came from, there is a significant reduction in the epidemic. Since the end of 2019, 21 thousand people have died from coronavirus infection, more than 114 thousand people have been cured. In Russia, there are a total of 840 patients with coronavirus infection, three patients died, 38 were cured.

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