HYDERABAD: The state government of Andhra Pradesh has lowered the prices of corona rapid antigen test kits. The state government has decided to reduce the prices of rapid antigen test kits to further increase the coronavirus testing rate in the state . The medical health department has announced that the price of each kit should be Rs 230 inclusive of all charges.
The state government has decided to reduce the prices of rapid antigen test kits as the cost of manufacturing and transporting test kits has come down when compared to the past and more test kits have become available. So far 883587 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Andhra Pradesh and 7122 of them died due to the virus. Meanwhile the state government had conducted testing on 1,20,53,914 samples in the state so far.