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Odisha allows private labs to conduct COVID-19 tests, issues guidelines


Odisha mandates it for private hospitals, labs, nursing homes intending to started testing by Rapid Antigen method to register under the Odisha Clinical Establishment (control and regulation) Act, 1990.

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Saturday issued guidelines for all private hospitals, nursing homes and laboratories in the State, intending to start COVID-19 testing by Rapid Antigen and RT PCR method.

"For Rapid Antigen Method, the nursing homes, hospitals and laboratories should be mandatorily registered under the Odisha Clinical Establishment (control and regulation) Act, 1990," the Government of Odisha, Health and Family Welfare Department stated.

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