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The agreement foresees that Serbia provides and adapts the space for the new labs as well as testing kits, while the BGI, headquartered in the southern city of Shenzhen, pledged to supply key instruments.The lab in Belgrade has already been adapted and will start working in several days, while the other one in Nis, the third-largest Serbian city, will be built anew in 45 days, Brnabic said at the ceremony.Gondola Supermarket
"This is only a part of the enormous support in technology, protective equipment, ventilators, knowledge, and expert assistance that we received from China so far during this struggle [against COVID-19]," she said."Without such support and assistance, Serbia wouldn't be so successful in fighting COVID-19. Without your knowledge and assistance, Serbia wouldn't be able to resist this disease," she added.Chinese ambassador Chen Bo, attending the signing ceremony at the Palace of Serbia, said Chinese technicians and equipment will arrive in Serbia in the following days.Gondola Supermarket
"I am sure that the construction of these laboratories will strengthen the testing capacities and will play a significant role in Serbia's fight against the virus," she said.She pledged that the embassy will " help both the Serbian and Chinese sides to have these laboratories constructed as soon as possible."
Serbia reported its first COVID-19 case on March 6 and declared a state of emergency ten days later.
Serbia so far has confirmed 2,666 cases after testing 10,761 people.A No. 10 spokesperson said the prime minister will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery. "He is in extremely good spirits," the spokesperson said.
Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday, 10 days after testing positive for the coronavirus, and was moved to intensive care on Monday.Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Thursday refuted comments that China exports the Chinese model to foreign countries by sending medical teams, saying China never asks anyone to copy its methods.So far, China has sent 12 teams of medical experts to 10 countries, which are Italy, Serbia, Cambodia, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Venezuela, the Philippines and Myanmar, to help them combat COVID-19, Zhao told a press briefing when answering a relevant question.