Rajasthan and Gujarat govt cap price of RT-PCR COVID-19 test
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The cost of price of RT-PCR coronavirus test in private hospitals and laboratories in Rajasthan has been reduced from Rs 1200 to Rs 800. Gujarat government also capped the price of the same test by private labs at Rs 800 from Rs 1,500.

The order regarding the price range on the coronavirus test was issued by the Rajasthan government on 28th November and Gujarat announced on 1st December.

"We are reducing the rate of Covid-19 tests by private medical organizations and labs in the state and it has been reduced to Rs 800 from Rs 1,200. Earlier the private labs were taking Rs 2,200 for the test, which was then reduced by us to Rs 1,200. Now this test can be done in 800 rupees," Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced.

Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel added that the price of samples that are collected through home visits will be capped at Rs 1,100.

Earlier, the Delhi government had also capped the price of RT-PCR COVID-19 test by private labs at Rs 800.

Source:
1. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/rajasthan-cost-of-coronavirus-test-in-private-hospitals-labs-reduced-to-rs-800-1745014-2020-11-29
2. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1333683609543217155
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