Covid-19 testing lab launched in Gopalganj

Published : 23 Oct 2020 08:13 PM | Updated : 25 Jul 2021 09:04 PM

The first RT-PCR Lab in Gopalganj for Corona (Covid-19) test was inaugurated on Thursday morning.

Gopalganj Deputy Commissioner Shahida Sultana inaugurated the lab set at Sheikh Saira Khatun Medical College in Gopalganj. 

Sheikh Sayera Khatun Medical College Principal Prof. Dr. Khan Golam Mostafa, Gopalganj Civil Surgeon Dr. Niaz Mohammad, District AL General Secretary Mahabub Ali Khan, Additional Deputy Commissi­oner (Overall) Kazi Shahidul Islam and others were present at the time. 

In this regard, the principal of Sheikh Sayera Khatun Medical College Dr. Khan Golam Mostafa told the media that earlier samples were collected from Gopalganj for Corona (Covid-19) test and sent to Faridpur Medical College. 

From now on, the presence of corona virus in the patient's body will be easily detected within 24 hours of collecting corona test samples through this PCR lab in Gopalganj and there are enough kits here too, he added.