KOTTAYAM: The district got a sample testing centre for Covid-19. The Indian council of medical research have permitted the Inter University Centre for Biomedical Research of the MG Varsity in Thalappady near here for this.
The testing will begin from Friday. Arrangements have been made to test 50 samples daily. The results will be available in eight hours.
At present the samples from Kottayam are tested at the virology institute in Alappuzha. Those samples tested positive in Kottayam will be send to Alappuzha for final confirmation.