GK suspends trial test of its COVID-19 test kit

Staff Correspondent | Published: 22:24, May 25,2020


Gonoshasthaya Kendra on Monday suspended its programme scheduled for Tuesday for collecting samples from 50 patients having COVID-19 symptoms for the trial test of GR COVID-19 Dot Blot kits developed by the institution.

It made the announcement in a press release signed by the kit project coordinator Dr Muhib Ullah Khondoker Monday evening.

The release said that they made the decision responding to a request made by the Directorate General of Drug Administration and that the programme would resume after getting the government approval.

Earlier, Gonoshasthaya announced that it would collect samples from 50 suspected COVID-19 patients on Tuesday at both the Dhaka and Savar centres and test the samples using GR COVID-19 Dot Blot kits as a part of trial test of the kit.

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