Dadheldhura Hospital to conduct PCR test for Rs 2,500
Kathmandu: The Dadheldhura District Hospital in Dadheldhura district has offered PCR test for Rs 2,500 per nasal and swab collection.
Earlier the Hospital has said it would provide the result of the PCR test within an hour in emergency situation.
The Hospital decided to charge the above-mentioned fee for the PCR test for COVID-19 following the meeting of the Hospital Development Committee. The Health Emergency and Disaster Management Unit had told the Hospital to consider a nominal charge for the PCR test.
Hospital’s medical superintendent Jagadishchandra Bista shared that the people who do not fall under the category for free test as set by the government can avail of this facility.
There are three COVID-19 infected persons undergoing treatment in the Dadheldhura Hospital. Their condition is normal and the second test’s result too came positive, according to the Hospital’s information officer, Tanka Prasad Pant.