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Govt fixes Covid-19 test fee at minimum Tk 200

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Update: 2020-06-29 18:47:42
Govt fixes Covid-19 test fee at minimum Tk 200

DHAKA: The government has fixed fees for coronavirus in all laboratories in public hospitals and institutes across the country.

From now on, the patients will have to pay Tk 200 per test if they visit the kiosks to give samples, said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The fees will be Tk 500 in case of home sample collections.

The DGHS issued an emergency circular in this regard on Monday.

The aforesaid price related decision will come into effect from today and remain in effect until further announcement.

A total of 66 PCR laboratories are currently functional across the country for coronavirus test.

BDST: 1447 HRS, JUN 29, 2020
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