Chandigarh

No private labs can charge more than fixed rates of COVID tests, reminds UT administration

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, June 9
Chandigarh administration again made it clear that no private laboratories can charge more than the already fixed rates of the COVID testing. The health department on May 28, 2021, had cut the rates of the COVID tests. For RT-PCR test, the price has been fixed at Rs 450; for Rapid Antigen Test, the price has been fixed at Rs 350 while the rate for collecting samples through home visits has been is Rs 200. The administration in its fresh order dated June 9, 2021, clarified that the rates are inclusive of all taxes and private laboratories cannot charge more than the fixed prices.

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