Uttarakhand govt revises prices of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing, RT-PCR tests

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The Uttarakhand government on Thursday fixed the maximum permissible cost for COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing across laboratories in the state at Rs 679 and RT-PCT tests at Rs 850 in government hospitals and Rs 900 (inclusive of sample collection by private labs) by private laboratories.

Earlier, the cost of an RT-PCR test would range from Rs 1,400 to Rs 1,650.

The order was issued by Amit Negi, State Health Secretary, as a measure to control the spread of the infectious virus in the state.


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