Coronavirus: Commission issued guidelines on testing

On 15 April 2020, as part of the European Roadmap towards lifting coronavirus containment measures, the Commission presented guidelines on coronavirus testing methodologies. The guidance aims to support Member States in effectively using testing tools in the context of their national strategies and during the different stages of the pandemic, including when phasing out confinement measures. The Commission also aims to ensure that high-quality tools are available to assess the performance of the tests.