Possibility of Hike in Coimbatore CoVid-19 cases, Traders Association, plans Alternate Decisions.Sivaranjani Soundararaj (Author) Published Date : Aug 28, 2020 18:23 IST
Coimbatore: CoronaVirus pandemic is an eternal dilemma prevailing everywhere till now, and the back to normal is slowly happening in recent days.
The experts' recent report regarding the spike in the novel CoronaVirus cases in the next 15 days is posing a speedy threat around the city. Hearing the future predictions in Coimbatore, traders association feel that the alternate decisions like reducing the workers or else closing the shop despite paying huge amounts for workers' CoVid testing.
Since many associations enquire about the pool test, the below are the pricing details from the Thyrocare laboratory with the approval of ICMR, NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories), and CAP (College of American Pathologists). Please find below special rates for corporates who are having more than 100 employees.
- COVID RT PCR Test for ₹1200 – at the camp location.
- RT-PCR Test: COVID RT PCR Test for ₹2000 – For Home collection Antibody Test.
- COVID Total Antibody (CATC) using CLIA at ₹450.
- COVID IgG Antibody using CMIA at ₹450.
- COVID GT Profile – includes the above two tests at ₹850 (Home services ₹100 additional).
The Traders Association claims that spending ₹ 2500 per test for a person will undoubtedly lead to a loss for which locking down is a better option than opening the shops and testing employees frequently at an interval of 10 days.
Despite all 5981 positive cases today, Tamil Nadu recorded 101 deaths as of Thursday hiking the total cases to 4,03,242 positive cases and 6948 deaths to date. Moreover, 3,43,930 discharged, as per the recent report issued by the Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Health and Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu.