Nucleic acid tests work by detecting the virus' genetic code,
The company also announced their newly registered delivery drivers have to receive a nucleic acid test before they can accept orders online, as part of a series of new precautionary measures posted on the company's Weibo page. This comes the same day Beijing’s Health Commission announced that one of Ele.me’s food delivery workers tested positive for Covid-19.
About the company: Ele.me is owned by Chinese tech company Alibaba and operates across 2,000 cities in China employing more than 3 million delivery workers. Ele.me has not released any information about the size of its workforce in Beijing and how many drivers have been tested so far.