Paper strip-based Coronavirus test to be released soon: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
NEW DELHI: Very soon paper strip test for COVID-19 named Feluda will be launched in India, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday. According to the reports, Minister Harsh Vardhan the trails were conducted over 2,000 patients at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology. He added that the test results showed 96 per cent sensitivity and 98 per cent specificity.
Minister Harsha Vardhan added that he can't mention the exact date of the availability of the paper strip test and expecting to available within a few weeks. It is said that the price of the paper test strip Feluda costs at Rs 500 which delivers the result within 45 minutes. Click the video for more information.