Supreme Court orders free COVID 19 Testing in Government & Authorised Private Labs
The Supreme Court of India, vide interim orders dated 8th April 2020, issued the following directions:
(i) The tests relating to COVID-19 whether in approved Government Laboratories or approved private Laboratories shall be free of cost.
The respondents shall issue necessary direction in this regard immediately.
(ii) Tests relating to COVID-19 must be carried out in NABL accredited Labs or any agencies approved by WHO or ICMR.