Covid test is accurate, antigen kits are also available: Centre

  • Centre also informed that RT-PCR tests have become more accurate than before.
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The Ministry of Health informed that the covid-19 tests have become more accurate than before. Antigen kits are also more available now.(PTI)

The Ministry of Health informed that the covid-19 tests have become more accurate than before. Antigen kits are also more available now.(PTI)

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Home antigen tests have also become easier, informed the Ministry of Health.(PTI)

Home antigen tests have also become easier, informed the Ministry of Health.(PTI)

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Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) costs around 50-100 INR, while home antigen tests are available at the cost of 250-300 INR.(AP)

Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) costs around 50-100 INR, while home antigen tests are available at the cost of 250-300 INR.(AP)

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The Ministry of Health further informed that the cost for molecular test is around 400-500 INR. The turn around time for RTPCR, CRISPR, RTLAMP is 4-6 hours.(PTI)

The Ministry of Health further informed that the cost for molecular test is around 400-500 INR. The turn around time for RTPCR, CRISPR, RTLAMP is 4-6 hours.(PTI)

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Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health said that people with mild symptoms need to home quarantine for 7 days. Test is not required after the completion of the quarantine period.(PTI)

Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health said that people with mild symptoms need to home quarantine for 7 days. Test is not required after the completion of the quarantine period.(PTI)

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