[COVID-19] Kerala High Court sets aside Kerala Govt order capping price of RT-PCR test at ₹500

The Court said that the price was fixed without consulting private laboratories and therefore, directed the government to issue fresh orders after giving the laboratories an opportunity to present their views.
[COVID-19] Kerala High Court sets aside Kerala Govt order capping price of RT-PCR test at ₹500
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The Kerala High Court on Monday set aside a Government Order (GO) that had capped the price chargeable by private laboratories for RT-PCR tests at ₹500 and directed the State government to issue fresh orders after affording the labs an opportunity to present their views (Devi Scans Pvt. Ltd. and Ors. v. State of Kerala and Ors.).

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