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COVID-19 | Three more coronavirus testing labs to be set up in Andhra Pradesh


Minister for Health Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas has said that three more VRDL (corona testing labs) will start soon in Guntur, Kadapa and Visakhapatnam. The State has four such labs in Vijaywada (Siddartha Medical College), Sri Venkateswara Medical College ( Tirupati), Regional Medical College (Kakinada) and Anantapur.

The Minister’s statement comes after the State government announced that testing would be scaled up to 1,000 samples per day. Identification and testing of those showing symptoms of coronavirus emerged as the most potent way of aggressively targeting the virus.

Sanitising initiative

The Minister, who reviewed the containment measures in the district ...


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