The Haryana government has reduced the rate of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and rapid antigen test from Rs 700 to Rs 499 for private laboratories. At the same time, for domestic collection, its amount has been reduced from Rs 900 to Rs 699 with immediate effect.
An order in this regard was issued by Rajiv Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Haryana.
This is the sixth time the Haryana government has reduced the price for testing Covid-19 through RT-PCR in private laboratories. Civil Surgeon Virendra Yadav has issued an order to all private hospitals and laboratories in Gurugram district.
Civil surgeon Virender Yadav has issued an order to all private hospitals and laboratories in Gurugram district, warning that any violation by him in this regard would be a violation of Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
According to health officials, this rate has been fixed after due consideration by experts. Meanwhile, cases of corona virus infection in Haryana are steadily decreasing. With this, the cases of deaths are also getting reduced. On Monday, 4 patients died of corona in the state, while 199 new cases of infection were reported.