Pay Rs 900 for RTPCR test

Pay Rs 900 for RTPCR test

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Chandigarh, November 23

The UT Health Department has slashed the rates for the Covid tests being conducted by private laboratories in the city.

An order issued by the department stated that the rates have been reduced from Rs1200 to Rs900 for an RTPCR test and from Rs650 to Rs500 for a rapid antigen test.

“After due deliberations on the matter and with consent from leading private laboratories, the cost of Covid tests have been reduced,” stated the order. The order will come into effect immediately and non-compliance will invoke action under Section 188. —TNS

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