While waiting for the results of PCR testing for coronavirus disease COVID-19 in Lviv region is 7-8 days, said Director of the Lviv regional laboratory center of the Roman Paul.

“If a resident of the area took the material for a study, until he brought us, lost day, and then we have 7-8 days to conduct research. That is, a person has to result in 7-8 days,” said Paul at a press briefing on Friday.

According to him, every day of 400 to 600 samples, and performed an average of 350 studies. “Today we have received material and in the fridge is more than 2.5 thousand samples,” said Paul.

He also said that in total, the region spent more than 9 thousand PCR tests, and approximately 1.2 million of them were positive.

As reported, the Lviv regional Commission on emergency situations and ecological security on Friday decided to maintain the quarantine restrictions in the area until at least may 29 due to the fact that the number infected with the coronavirus in the region has not diminished.