Neuberg Diagnostics gets ICMR nod to conduct COVID-19 tests in 4 cities
Chennai: Leading diagnostics lab chain Neuberg Diagnostics on Monday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research to conduct COVID-19 tests in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and in the Delhi National Capital Region.
The laboratories would come up at Noida, Visakhapatnam, Salem and Kozhikode. The facilities would have capacity to process close to 7,000 Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction test samples every day, a press release here said.
Currently, Neuberg conducts RT-PCR tests at its labs in Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Kochi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Surat, Indore and Udaipur. The company also said it would expand the setting up of RT-PCR test counters in Lucknow and at Mangalore airports.
A similar facility already exists at the Ahmedabad airport. The tests would be available for all international arrivals as well as domestic travellers and a hard copy of the test result would be provided within 6-8 hours to all passengers undergoing COVID-19 test, the release said.