On Saturday Practo announced that COVID-19 tests are now available on its platform. Practo said the company has partnered with Thyrocare to conduct the detection tests, which has been authorized by the government of India and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)said in a statement.
“Starting today, the test is available for Mumbai residents from today, and will soon be expanded to the rest of the country. At the tie of test a valid doctor’s prescription, duly filled Test Requisition Form signed by the physician, and a photo ID card has to be presented at the time of testing,” he said.
COVID-19 Test Is Now Available For Booking In India, You can be booked the test though online
at https://www.practo.com/covid-test and https://covid.thyrocare.com/, it ill be charged Rs..4500 Practo said. “Certified phlebotomists from I2H will collect the samples from the patients” homes directly, it said. “They will be taking all necessary precautions mentioned in the ICMR guidelines while taking the swabs. The Swab that is taken during the test will be collected in a viral transport medium (VTM) and will be transported in a cold chain to the Thyrocare laboratory which has been selected for COVID-19 testing. The report will be made available to the patients on the Practo website within 24-48 hours of the sample collection,” the statement added.
This comes after the government asked private hospitals to conduct testing for the disease, based on guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) a couple of weeks ago. This comes after the government asked private hospitals to conduct testing for the disease, based on guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) a couple of weeks ago.
Dr. Alexander Kuruvilla, Chief Health Strategy Officer, Practo, said, “Widespread testing is critical to track the scale and prevent the transmission of COVID-19. To ensure that anyone who experiences the symptoms of the infection can get tested, the government is constantly working on expanding the list of labs and centers. We’ve partnered with Thyrocare to ensure that access to these tests is not an issue. We will continue to work closely with the authorities to identify more such areas where Practo can solve for accessibility – be it for doctor consultations, testing or medicine delivery. We stand firmly committed to our vision of making quality healthcare accessible to all Indians, esp. in difficult times such as these.”
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced Friday that his company is donating more than $800 million in cash and advertising to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus and ease the impact on small businesses.
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Facebook is matching up to $10 million in donations, and 100% of funds will directly support the work to prevent, detect and respond to the outbreak around the world. We’ll also match $10 million for the CDC Foundation, which will launch a fundraiser in the next few weeks focused on combating the outbreak here in the US “Mark Zuckerberg added.thanks to everyone who is working to minimize the impact of the pandemic. More to come soon.