Assam Government Fixes Price For New CBNAAT Test That Gives COVID Test Result In 45 Minutes

NewsDesk    29-Apr-2021
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Ever since the coronavirus pandemic began, the primary focus of the government has been on more testing. However, in RT-PCR which is the primarily used testing method takes more time to bring the result out of a particular sample collected. 

Now, the nation is preparing to used another method of testing- CBNAAT which works similar to the RT-PCR test but it gives results within 40-45 minutes as compared to RT-PCR that often takes 1-2 day. 

For the new CBNAAT test, the Assam government has fixed the price of 1,200 each. 

Any labs found flouting this price cap will invite actions from the government authorities.