Kerala laboratories files plea in Kerala HC to reduce rates of RTPCR test

In the state of Kerala, several lab owners have filed a PIL for reducing the prices of RTPCR tests in the state from Rs. 1700 to Rs. 500. The government has decided to slash the prices from Rs. 1700 to Rs. 500 of this medical test. The private lab owner says that they are on the verge of shutting down their business. They are not able to make their ends fulfilled. The government has issued a notice that if someone will not adhere to the prices for the test, then it will be taken as a criminal offence and strict action will be taken against the person. The laboratory owners are demanding to keep the prices in between Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2500 in the state. Watch out the video for more information.