Mangaluru: Yenepoya Hospital gets ICMR approval to conduct coronavirus tests

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, May 9: Yenepoya Medical College Hospital in Deralakatte became the first private hospital in Dakshina Kannada district to get coronavirus (COVID-19) testing approval.

The lab at the well-known hospital has received the nod from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct tests for COVID-19.

Dakshina Kannada will now have two centres for COVID-19 tests. The first one to being district Wenlock hospital and now Yenepoya Medical College Hospital added to the list.

ICMR has approved 33 testing centres in which 21 are government hospitals and 12 are private hospital in Karnataka.

Having two centres in the district will help in getting quick reports of COVID-19 tests, as samples are being collected from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttar Kannada. This will also avoid pressure on Wenlock hospital’s testing centre.





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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai

    Sat, May 9 2020

    Sir, any idea of the charges per test??

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  • Ahmed, Mlore

    Sat, May 9 2020

    As an alumni, I have been a keen observer of the rise of yenepoya medical collg. It has gained a meteoric rise since 2015 under leadership of Farhad.

    Social service to it's truest form can be seen only in yenepoya drlaktte collg. They also have the kindest people handling pts in the admin like Aziz Bhai and praveen.
    Mr. Yenepoya Kunhi has the blessings of numerous poor patients for his service.

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  • j.anata, Mangaluru / Bengaluru

    Sat, May 9 2020

    Good news!

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, May 9 2020

    Great News ...

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