Even in government hospitals, you have to pay for the Corona test. The government has announced such a decision. If the notification is issued, you have to pay a fee of Tk 200 to go to the hospital for the Corona test. Besides, if you want to do the test at home, you have to pay 500 Taka.
Coronavirus testing is still being done free of cost in our country. However, in some private hospitals, the fee for testing for the virus is three thousand and Five hundred Taka. And if the sample is collected from home, then you have to pay 4500 Taka.
The coronavirus test fee has been approved by the Ministry of Finance. Earlier, a proposal was made to the Health Services Department from the Department of Health to fix the fee for the sample test. After the order is issued by the government in this regard, the fee for the test has to be paid.
Additional Secretary of the Department of Health Services. Muhibur Rahman said it has been confirmed that the fee has been approved by the finance ministry. In this regard, the health service department will issue an order after completing the ancillary process.
Even in government hospitals you have to pay for corona test
However, a source in the health service department said that the order is likely to be issued on Monday.
RTPCR testing has been underway since the beginning to detect new coronaviruses. Now the tests are done in 6 laboratories in different parts of the country. Finally, in the regular health bulletin of the health department on Sunday, it was said that 16,034 samples have been collected in 24 hours.
However, 18 thousand 99 samples have been tested at this time by combining the old samples. Of these, 3,709 coronavirus positives have been identified.
So far, a total of seven lakh 30 thousand 198 samples have been tested in PCR.