TAIPEI (The China Publish) — Licensed comfort shops 7-Eleven and Hello-Life will start promoting COVID-19 dwelling testing kits on Wednesday, whereas OK Mart will begin Thursday and FamilyMart will begin on Saturday.
In accordance with native Chinese language-language media CNA (中央社), 7-Eleven will start promoting COVID-19 assessments made by Taiwanese firm TaiDoc Know-how Company (泰博科技) after 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The assessments can be bought individually as a substitute of in bins, at NT$350, reported CNA. Sadly, they are going to solely be accessible in cities north of Taoyuan. The assessments will probably be available in shops throughout Taiwan after July 1.
The TaiDoc testing kits and the SARS-CoV-2 Speedy Antigen Take a look at, made by Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche (羅氏), will even be accessible in Cosmed (康是美) in bins of 5.
The TaiDoc assessments will probably be available in shops in Taipei Metropolis, New Taipei Metropolis, Keelung Metropolis, and Taoyuan Metropolis beginning on Thursday, whereas the Roche assessments will probably be available in shops nationwide beginning on Saturday.
Moreover, Hello-Life introduced that assessments would solely be bought of their Dihua Retailer within the Datong District and the Wugong Retailer within the Wugu District.
CNA reported that the assessments will go on sale at 3 p.m. on Wednesday with a restricted provide of 100 bins of the TaiDoc check in every retailer. The field of 5 assessments can be bought at NT$1,700, stated CNA.
Moreover, OK Mart introduced that the preorder of the Roche assessments will start on Thursday, with every field of 5 costing NT$ 1,900. The product will probably be prepared for pick-up beginning on July 9.
FamilyMart additionally introduced the discharge of each manufacturers of COVID-19 assessments all through 3,800 of their shops within the nation. Pre-order for the assessments begins on Saturday, with the pick-up date being the following day on the earliest.
In accordance with experiences, a field of 5 Roche assessments is priced at NT$ 1,800 whereas a field of 20 TaiDoc assessments prices NT$5,800.
The Meals and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) had introduced beforehand that licensed comfort shops would be capable of promote home-based testing kits with the intention to effectively and conveniently distribute COVID-19 assessments to these in want.