Facebook Post Claims fake news of Corona Virus Test Kit Purchased By ICMR At Inflated Price: PIBCheckFact

Facebook post claims that the Coronavirus test kit purchased by ICMR at an inflated price but the PIBFact check claimed it as fake news. The value of Rs 740-1150 RT-PCR for a test kit and Rapid test kit (Rs 528-795). ICMR invited many private companies with a cheaper kit than this current rate.

Updated: Apr 27, 2020 16:59 IST

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Fake news - Corona Virus Test Kit - Inflated Price

Facebook post published saying that the Coronavirus test kit purchased by ICMR at an inflated price but the PIBFact official press Information Bureau showed it as fake news. The value of the Corona Virus Test Kit costs Rs 740-1150 RT-PCR for a test kit and the Rapid test kit (Rs 528-795). ICMR invited many other private companies with a cheaper kit than this current rate.