Govt reduces Covid-19 test fees

August 19, 2020

The government has reduced Covid-19 test fees.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque has signed the official order in this regard this noon, Maidul Islam Prodhan, public relations officer of the ministry, confirmed to The Daily Star.
The fees have been reset as follows: Tk 100 for sample collection from government designated centres and Tk 300 for collecting samples from home.
Earlier, these fees were Tk 200 and 500 respectively.
On June 29, the health ministry issued a circular setting fees for Covid-19 tests which were earlier free under the state-owned facilities.

-With The Daily Star input

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