Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | BMC starts rapid antigen testing at urban health centres
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday started rapid antigen testing of local residents at nine urban health centres as the Odisha capital has reported a surge in COVID-19 cases, an official said.
BMC has appealed to citizens to come to their nearest urban health centres (UPHC/UCHC) and get the testing done free of cost for COVID-19.
While nine centres started operating on Tuesday, seven more will start functioning from Wednesday, the official said.
While the testing centres (UCHC & UPHC) are open from 8 am to 2 pm, the tests are being carried out free of cost by the civic authorities.