Delhi Govt caps the Price of Covid RT PCR test at INR 800
Till now, the RTPCR check used to be at Rs 2400 for Rs 2400 in Delhi. Explain that the High Court had also reprimanded the Delhi government for high prices for RT-PCR testing.
New Delhi: RT-PCR in Delhi will now be done for just Rs 800. This instruction has been given by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Delhi government has issued a notification regarding this. This morning, Kejriwal had said that the test of covid-19 is free in government hospitals, but now this test will be done at a lower cost even in private labs.
RT PCR Testing in Rs 800 in Delhi:
Till now, the RTPCR check used to be at Rs 2400 for Rs 2400 in Delhi. Explain that the High Court had also reprimanded the Delhi government for high prices for RT-PCR testing. Let us know that now it will be free for government hospitals, Rs 800 in private lab and Rs 1200 for RTPCR test at home.
Vaccine coming soon:
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