Preparation is underway to bring 500 thousand more RDT kits to carryout test for coronavirus.
BIDH Management Pvt Ltd has made preparation to bring additional RDT kits. Chief of BIDH Management BK Bhandari said preparation was on to bring the kits in Kathmandu this week.
Earlier to this, the company had brought 100 thousand RDT kits by the Himalayan Airlines. The Health Service Department had given responsibility to BIDH Management to purchase and supply the kits. The government has granted permission to the private hospitals for coronavirus test.
Such number of RDT kits is going to be brought at the request of the government and private hospitals.
Bhandari further said the kits are being brought from Beijing, China.
Source: National News Agency