Health cops find offences at 67 COVID test centres

(ANSA) – ROME, DEC 1 – The Carabinieri police’s NAS health
unit said Tuesday that it had uncovered offences at 67 centres
doing COVID-19 tests during a round of checks at 300 private
clinics and laboratories.
The health cops found 94 criminal and administrative offences
and imposed fines totalling 145,000 euros.
In 60% of the cases, the offences regarded failure to respect
coronavirus-prevention measures.
In 15% of the cases, the centres did not have the proper permits
to do the tests.
In another 14%, the problem regarded delays in informing people
they had tested positive or a complete failure to do so. (ANSA).