Private NABL-accredited labs will soon be operationalised for coronavirus tests, says ICMR
Updated : March 17, 2020 08:03 PM IST
ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava appealed to all private laboratories to offer COVID-19 diagnosis free of cost.
ICMR has 72 functional laboratories in government sector for testing and 49 more will be active by the month-end, said Bhargava.
Bhargava said that India was in stage 2 or local transmission of the virus.