govt finds private labs violating Covid-19 testing norms
The government on hinted at taking stern action against private diagnostic laboratories in the state which are allegedly violating norms and not following the guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research in conducting tests for. State director of medical and health G said as many as four teams comprising senior microbiologists and senior officers from the medical and health department, which conducted inspections in 16 out of 18 private laboratories in the state on Wednesday, found large-scale violation of norms in conducting tests. said the inspection teams looked at various aspects like infrastructure, human resources, infection control measures and other facilities including general hygiene. “The teams went through the registers and data uploaded by the labs into the anda state portal and found a lot of discrepancies in the data,” he said.