Nine labs test Covid-19 in Telangana


Hyderabad: The State Government continued its efforts to augment coronavirus diagnostic capability which will go a long way in taking-up more tests and identifying patients quickly.

The Health Minister, Eatala Rajender on Thursday said at present there are nine laboratories to take up coronavirus diagnostic tests. All the laboratories have a combined capacity of processing close to 1500 swab samples of suspected and positive Covid-19 patients.

These laboratories include Gandhi Medical College, Osmania Medical College, Fever Hospital, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Institute of Preventive Medicine, ESIC Medical College, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and MGM Hospital in Warangal.

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