Govt grants permission to three more private labs for PCR test « Khabarhub
Tuesday, June 18th, 2024

Govt grants permission to three more private labs for PCR test

13 July 2020  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The government has allowed three more private laboratories to conduct PCR tests.

As per the directive of the Ministry of Health and  Population, the National Public Health Laboratory at Teku has given permission to Surya Health Care in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, National Path Lab in Butwal and Bageshwori Laboratory in Kohalpur to perform PCR tests on COVID-19.

Earlier, three laboratories in Kathmandu were allowed to test. Among them are the laboratories of Central Diagnostic Lab, KMC Hospital and Star Hospital at Kamalpokhari.

In addition, a total of six private laboratories have been allowed to test the coronavirus.

The ministry has said that only the surplus swabs will be allowed to be tested by the private sector charging Rs 5,500 per case.

The ministry had earlier decided to allow private laboratories to conduct tests as government laboratories could not carry out the tests.

Meanwhile, the National Public Health Laboratory called on interested private laboratories to apply for permission.

Publish Date : 13 July 2020 13:05 PM

Taplejung lawmakers urge Home Minister for rescue and relief efforts

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers from Taplejung district in the Federal Parliament have

No rush to join government, decision after budget passes: CK Raut

KATHMANDU: Dr. CK Raut, Chairman of the Janamat Party, stated

Mallik Committee recommends abolishing all tax exemptions, reducing income tax

KATHMANDU: The high-level advisory committee on tax system reform has

Probe panel begins investigation, submits files of 20 troubled cooperatives

KATHMANDU: The Parliamentary Investigation Special Committee, formed to probe the

NEPSE declines by 19.76 points, share prices of 198 companies drop on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) experienced a decline today,