Virology lab launched in Nizamabad govt hospital

As many as 30 Covid-19 tests are conducted in Nizamabad GGH virology lab, within one week increasing tests to 100, near future increasing tests 300 to 500 per day, says Collector

By Author  |  Published: 6th Jul 2020  9:31 pm
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Nizamabad collector C. Narayana Reddy inaugurating virology lab in Nizamabad GGH on Monday.

Nizamabad: Collector Narayana Reddy inaugurated the virology lab in Nizamabad Government General Hospital on Monday.

As many as 30 Covid-19 tests are conducted in Nizamabad GGH virology lab, within one week increasing tests to 100, near future increasing tests 300 to 500 per day, said Nizamabad Collector C Narayana Reddy. The Collector said that till now the Covid-19 samples had to send to Hyderabad for tests, but now these tests are being conducted in Nizamabad.

Collector informed that clinical trials of test reports conducted in Nizamabad lab from the last few days sent to Hyderabad to cross-check. After seeing the accuracy of test reports they permit Nizamabad virology lab to conduct tests. Now trained staff has been conducting tests in the lab, giving priority to Nizamabad Government General Hospital and surrounding PHC’s samples and conducting tests.

Collector Reddy said that the lab is conducting daily 30 Covid-19 tests, within ten days increase these tests to a hundred, after obtaining more equipment will increase to 500 tests per day.


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