Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain announced that Pakistan’s first covid-19 testing kit has been approved for usage reports Naya Daur, He took to Twitter to announce the commendable achievement of Pakistani scientists.
Another landmark achieved…. DRAP has approved Pakistan first COVID testing kit, Congratulations to @Official_NUST and our brilliant scientists …you people have made us proud … this ll bring significant cost reduction of COVID tests also ll save huge import bill
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) June 12, 2020
Fawad Chaudhry said that this development would ‘significantly’ reduce the cost of covid-19 tests and ‘huge’ import bills.
It was reported on Monday that the stock of coronavirus testing kits had ended at major government hospitals of Punjab’s capital, Lahore.Secretary Health had clarified that the reason behind the artificial shortage of testing kits is an increase in testing capacity and the budget that has been provided to hospitals for purchasing new kits.