Ways to get Covid 19 RT PCR Test In Chennai
It seems in most of the cities in India, the basic reason why people are avoiding getting their testing done is due to the high charges. Chennai State government, who had already worked on the establishment of fixed charges of the hospitalization expenses, and recently they have fixed the testing test of COVID 19 RT PCR at Rs 3,000.
Is Rs 3,000 fixed for the test?
This amount is fixed when the patient is willing to go to the hospital or the testing centers but if they want this testing to be conducted at their home leisure then they will be asked to pay an additional Rs 500. This cost will be used against the risk bear by the health worker.
For the same test in Chennai, a private hospital may demand up to Rs 4,500.
How to connect to the health workers in Chennai for COVID 19 testing?
Helpline Number for COVID 19- 011-23978046,1075
Helpline Number for Tamil Nadu Covid 19 assistance- 044-29510500. 25615025, 28593990, 28414513, 25615025
Remember to stay alert and stay safe. Do not forget to carry the patient’s government-issued id proof as the plea for the test will be rejected in its absence.