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COVID-19 test can now be done without a doctor’s prescription in Gujarat
English | 04/12/2020 07:05 PM | Click to read full article
A doctor’s prescription is not needed for anyone wanting to undergo a voluntary RT-PCR test for COVID-19. The state health department announced that as per the new testing guidelines issued by the ICMR, a prescription is not needed for the COVID-19 test.
Gujarat on December 1 announced revised rates for the RT-PCR test in the state. Now an RT-PCR test in a private laboratory will cost Rs 800 which was earlier Rs 1500 per person.