Mumbai: In a recent development, the Delhi government on Thursday announced a price cap at Rs 2,400 for the COVID-19 RT-PCR test.
Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, in his tweet said, “Delhi government has decided to cap the rates for #COVID19 RT-PCR test at Rs 2,400 inclusive of all charges.”
Delhi govt decided to cap the rates for Covid RT-PCR test @ Rs 2400/- inclusive of all charges.
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) June 18, 2020
The national capital is the second most affected by the infection, 2,414 COVID19 cases were reported in the last 24hrs. The total number of cases in Delhi has risen to 47,102. Meanwhile, the death toll surged 1,904.