Odisha Government limits maximum price for RT-PCR test to Rs.1200

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government limits maximum price for RT-PCR test to Rs.1200. ICMR approved private laboratories can charge a maximum amount of Rs 1200 for testing. This is informed by the Additional Chief Secretary, Pradipta Mohapatra.

The Health Department, in a notification, said the test can only be done by the ICMR-approved private laboratories. The RT-PCR test would be carried out at Apollo Hospitals, SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar; In DNA Life Sciences Ltd in KIIT campus and GenX Diagnostics. The tests would be conducted under the supervision of the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar.