The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published this Monday a ranking with the number of tests to diagnose coronavirus that its member countries carry out for every 1,000 inhabitants. In the list, with 28.6 tests, Spain appears in eighth position.
“We have just updated our diagnostic test data for Covid-19, revealing a significant increase in efforts in many OECD countries. It is good to see Spain in the top ten“Angel Gurria, secretary general of the organization, has stated in a tweet. Gurría stressed that increasing the capacity to carry out these tests” is crucial for the strategies of lack of control and to reduce the risks of new outbreaks. “
We just updated our data on Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19, revealing significant scaling up of efforts in many @OECD countries. Good to see Spain among top10 testing countries. Increasing testing capacity is crucial for deconfinement strategies & to reduce risks of new outbreaks pic.twitter.com/l8TEkkZDSd
– Angel Gurría (@A_Gurria) April 27, 2020