Now, people of Ghaziabad and trans-Hindon areas can get corona virus testing done in Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad that will be done in its own lab. Dr. PN Arora, Managing Director of Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital Kaushambi, said that sample collection have been started for novel corona virus or Covid-19 testing. He said facility to take samples from home or from companies, factory site is also available.
Dr. Rahul Shukla, Director Clinical Services of the hospital said that the corona testing has been started in the NABL accredited testing lab of Yashoda Hospital, Kaushambi. For this, RT PCR Covid-19 investigation has been started after taking approvals from ICMR.
The Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, Dr. Sunil Dagar said that this test can be done daily from 9 am to 5 pm at the rate fixed by the government Rs. 4,500. Samples are being taken by the trained staff of the hospital after taking full care of the safety standards. Dr. Sunil Dagar said that while taking a sample, patients are being safely sampled in a closed cubicle box by trained lab technician wearing a PPE kit.
Dr. Sunil Dagar informed that in this regard, the Ghaziabad Chief Medical Officer has been informed in writing and approval has also been taken by the District Magistrate Ghaziabad to do this test.
For the test of corona virus, a helpline mobile number 7835008732 has also been issued by the hospital, a request can be made to collect samples on this number and other information can be obtained.