Kohima, April 23 (NEx): The Nagaland Government has notified the proposed new rates for COVID-19 tests in the Government facilities/hospitals on Thursday, April 22, 2021.
According to DIPR report, RT-PCR and TrueNat test which was priced at Rs 1500 is now revised to Rs 800. Meanwhile, the Rapid Antigen Test is now revised to Rs 250 from its earlier price of Rs 500, it added.
BPL Card Holders, Elders above 60 years & Children below 10 years and Those who are contact traced persons are exempted from the above mentioned charges, it said.
With regard to private laboratories/ hospitals, on account of the decreased costs of kits and consumables, and keeping in mind the prevailing rates in other states, it has been informed that consultation may be held with them and the revised rates notified by Principal Director, said the report.