January 28, 2021, 4:19 am
Nazrul Islam, Joypurhat: The Anti-Corona Test has been launched at Joypurhat Modernized District Hospital since last Saturday. The results are available within 15 to 20 minutes. In the first day of sample test, 9 negative results came in out of 9, but on the second day, 3 of the 18 tests came in positive.
Doctors said the samples of those who had received the negative steam were being sent to the PCR lab in Rajshahi to be more sure. Antigen and PCR tests are being done with a fee of only Tk 100.
Dr Saiful Islam, resident physician (RMO) of Joypurhat Modernized District Hospital said that if the antigen test results are available within five to seven days of fever, cold and cough, then the results will be positive in case of no more results, so all the negativesamples are being sent to the PCR labRajshahi.