Mumbai Airport covid-19 RT-PCR Test: The state government on Wednesday announced reduction in the rate of RT-PCR, rapid antigen and antibody test (RT-PCR, rapid antigen and antibody test).
Mumbai Airport covid-19 RT-PCR Test: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has reduced the rate of RT PCR test (RT-PCR Test) by 30 percent to 600 rupees. This step has been taken amidst increasing cases of covid-19 in Maharashtra infection in Maharashtra. According to PTI news, CSMIA said in a statement on Friday that according to the latest instructions of the Maharashtra government, the revised fee has come into effect from April 1.
New rates apply from 1 April
According to the news, the statement said that the RT-PCR test for passengers wishing to check the Kovid-19 at Mumbai Airport will now be from April 1 for Rs 600 instead of Rs 850. The state government on Wednesday announced a reduction in the rate of RT-PCR, rapid antigen and antibody test. After this, the fee for RT-PCR test in hospitals will be Rs 600, which was Rs 850 earlier. The fee for rapid antigen will be 150 rupees.
More than three lakh tests were done
CSMIA had installed RT-PCR test counters at the airport terminal in September and since then more than three lakh tests have been conducted. Corona infection has increased strongly in the entire Maharashtra including Mumbai. Curfew and lockdown have been imposed in many cities and districts.
Highest 8,832 cases of Kovid-19 in Mumbai so far
8832 cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Mumbai on Friday. These are the highest number of cases in a day since the onset of the epidemic. A day earlier, there were 8646 cases of infection in the city. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that 20 patients died on Friday, the highest number since December 2020. In Mumbai, the number of infected has increased to 4,32,192 while 11,724 people have died so far. On December 2, 20 people died of the infection in the city. A total of 44,328 samples of Kovid-19 were tested. So far, 41,74,259 samples have been tested.