Government re-fixes rates for COVID test

 Government re-fixes rates for COVID test
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Mangaluru, July 24: The state government has issued order related to re-fixation of rates for RT-PCT testing and rapid antigen testing. 
The Task Force Committee has now reconsidered the issue of fixation of rates for RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Testing to be charged by the private laboratories. It has ordered to fix the rate of COVID-19 testing as follows :
1. Rate of RT-PCR testing for the samples sent by Government in private laboratories including screening test and confirmatory test – Rs.2,OOO/- per test inclusive of the cost of PPE kit.
2. Ceiling rate for private samples in private laboratories including screening test and confirmatory test – Rs.3,OOO/- per test inclusive of the cost of PPE kit.
3. Rate of Rapid Antigen Test for private samples in private laboratories — Rs.700/- per sample inclusive of PPE kit.
Testing can be done only in the ICMR approved laboratories and all other conditions laid down by the ICMR and the State Government shall apply.

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