New microbiology lab set up in Guwahati to increase Covid testings in the state

A new microbiology lab has been set up at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology in Boragaon to increase Covid testings in the state

New microbiology lab set up in Guwahati to increase Covid testings in the state
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  A new microbiology lab has been set up at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology in Boragaon to increase Covid testings in the state.

A Microbiology Lab is set up at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Boragaon, Guwahati. It is an annexe of Guwahati Medical College & shall increase the sample testing for #COVID19 to a large extent. The lab will start functioning soon. 

Tweeted by Himanta biswa sarma

"A Microbiology Lab is set up at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Boragaon, Guwahati. It is an annexe of Guwahati Medical College & shall increase the sample testing for COVID-19 to a large extent. The lab will start functioning soon", Assam Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who went to inspect the new laboratory yesterday, said in a tweet.

Though the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Assam has been increasing in an unprecedented rate, the State health department has made all the necessary arrangements to deal with the situation.Last Sunday, Dr Sarma had announced that Assam had overtaken Kerala, which has set a benchmark in Covid-19 testings.