On December 9,the Department of Health and Family Welfare has slashed the rates for COVID-19 tests in Karnataka.
A new order has been issued on Wednesday –
Revised rates for an RT-PCR test in a private lab if referred by a government hospital stands at ₹500.
The cost of an RT-PCR test at a private lab stands at ₹800.
Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) – ₹400
Rapid Antibody Test stands at ₹500
Truenat test for COVID-19 – ₹1,250
CB-NAAT – ₹2,400.
If the labs collect the samples from Home, they are are allowed to collect additional charge of ₹400 per house.