Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs

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By Sarkaritel July 4, 2020 06:34


Bhubaneswar, July 4  The Odisha government on Friday fixed the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private laboratories.

“After careful consideration, the government is pleased to fix the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test by ICMR approved private laboratories at Rs 2,200 (inclusive of GST and all other incidental charges) for private individuals desirous of testing,” read a notification issued by the health department.

The private individuals can avail the facility in four identified private health institutions — Apollo Hospitals, IMS & SUM Hospital, InDNA Life Sciences Pvt Ltd and GenX Diagnostics — in Bhubaneswar.

The test will be conducted by the private laboratories under the supervision of RMRC, Bhubaneswar, after following ICMR guidelines regarding the testing protocols, the department said.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel July 4, 2020 06:34