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Lisbon's First 'Drive-Thru' Clinic Tests Patients For Coronavirus


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  • The drive-thru clinic performs 5 min swab tests through car windows
  • The Portuguese authorities ramp up testing facilities
  • Portugal has reported 3,544 confirmed cases of the virus and 60 deaths

In a redeveloped urban park in Lisbon, a "drive-thru" clinic is performing five-minute swab tests through car windows on people with coronavirus symptoms, as Portuguese authorities ramp up testing facilities to tackle the growing health emergency.

Portugal reported on Thursday 3,544 confirmed cases of the virus since the start of the epidemic, with 60 deaths. That is still far below neighbouring Spain or Italy, but the ...


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