CM asks to fix same rates of COVID-19 tests by private labs

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has taken notice of fixing of different rates of coronavirus tests by private labs and price-hike and hoarding of oxygen cylinders.

The CM has directed the Health Minister and Secretary SH&ME to fix the same price of corona test in private labs.

The CM said the health department should facilitate the people by ensuring that a suitable test fee is decided and the decision is getting implemented. The private labs will not be allowed to loot the people. Similarly, availability of oxygen cylinders at fixed rates be ensured and legal action will be initiated against hoarders, the CM added.

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