DC Sankar, MLA Nagendra inaugurate CSIR-CFTRI Covid-19 testing centre

Mysuru, August 10:- Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru Abhiram G Sankar and Chamaraja Constituency MLA L Nagendra jointly inaugurated the city’s third Covid-19 testing lab at Panchakarma Hospital at Brindavan Extension on KRS Road on Monday (August 10).

This is the city’s third Covid-19 testing lab, the other two being at Microbiology Department of MMC&RI, K R Hospital and JSS Hospital at Agrahara. The lab at Panchakarma Hospital is being set up with help from CSIR-CFTRI, the lab is fully equipped with the necessary medical equipment and all other infrastructure needed for the testing, the lab can handle about 200 samples a day.

Shekhar C Mande, Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR); Dr KSMS Raghava Rao, Director, CSIR-CFTRI; Dr P V Ravindra and other dignitaries were present. (NAV, HN)

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