The Karnataka authorities’s COVID-19 activity pressure has determined to scale back the price of the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Response (RT-PCR) assessments by Rs 500, Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan stated on
Friday. The price of RT-PCR assessments for these referred from authorities hospitals to non-public labs have been diminished from Rs 2,000 to Rs 1,500 and for these going instantly to non-public labs from Rs 3,000 to Rs 2,500, the DCM’s workplace quoted him as saying after the duty pressure assembly.
He stated, on the assembly it was additionally determined to buy 20 lakh new fast antigen check kits and 18 lakh RT-
PCR check kits. Stating that the ICMR has warned about infections growing in state capital Bengaluru, and vital
precautionary measures are being taken, Narayan stated, it was determined on the assembly to buy tools value Rs 12 crore to start out 115 mattress ICU on the KC Basic Hospital within the metropolis.
All vital measures are being taken to deliver down the dying price, for which sure assessments must be executed. Whether it is troublesome to conduct such assessments at authorities hospitals, it is going to executed at non-public labs,the minister stated.
“By doing such assessments, the stage of illness could be recognized in order to manage required remedy and thereby deliver down the dying price,” he stated, including that plasma remedy shall be prolonged throughout the state and vital preparations shall be made for this.