BSMMU to detect Covid-19 patient in 4 hrs

Sun Online Desk

1st April, 2020 11:46:34 printer

BSMMU to detect Covid-19 patient in 4 hrs

The Coronavirus Detection Laboratory has been set up at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University (BSMMU) and it will start its activities from Thursday (tomorrow) morning.

In this laboratory, under the Virology Department of BSMMU, one can get the test result within four hours, Assistant Professor SM Rashedul Islam of the Virology Department said.

BSMMU authority took this initiative as too many people with cold, fever, cough and sneezing have been getting panicked doubting coronavirus infection.

From Thursday morning, people will get coronavirus test facility at BSMMU, but this test is not for all. After examining, the on duty doctors will decide who are actually possessing corona symptoms. Then the suspect would go through the test, and within four hours the suspect will be confirmed whether he/she is positive for coronavirus or not.

Covid-19 test a BSMMU will start at 8 am in the morning and will continue till 1 pm daily from tomorrow.


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