Antigen-Based testing: Public hospitals get the green light in Bangladesh

After months of bureaucratic tangle, the Bangladesh government has permitted antigen-based rapid testing for Covid-19 at the public healthcare centres

Sep 22, 2020
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After months of bureaucratic tangle, the Bangladesh government has permitted antigen-based rapid testing for Covid-19 at the public healthcare centres.

The announcement was made yesterday in accordance with a circular issued on September 17.

"We have issued the circular allowing antigen-based testing at the healthcare installations," Deputy Secretary Bilkis Begum of the Health Services Division told The Daily Star yesterday.

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