The Mizoram government has allowed private hospitals and laboratories to examine samples for COVID-19 to accelerate the testing process, a ruling MNF legislator said on Monday.
Only designated government hospitals were permitted to test samples for coronavirus till now.
As per the Mizoram Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020, notified in the official gazette recently, private hospitals and laboratories having the necessary facilities can collect samples and test them for coronavirus, MLA and State Health and Family Welfare Board vice-chairman, Dr. Z.R. Thiamsanga, said. – PTI