Any Delhi resident can get himself tested through RT-PCR for COVID-19 without doctor's prescription: Delhi HC [READ ORDER]

The order was passed after ICMR recommended that testing on demand be allowed for individuals.
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The Delhi High Court has directed that from now on, any resident of the national capital can get himself tested through RT-PCR for COVID-19, at his own expense, without producing a doctor's prescription. (Rakesh Malhotra vs GNCTD)

..while providing a buffer of additional 2,000 RTPCR tests besides 10,000 tests to the Delhi Government from out of a total testing capacity of 14,000 through RT-PCR (private sector and public sector combined), it is directed that henceforth, any resident of Delhi who wished to get tested at his/her own expense through RT-PCR for COVID-19 infection, need not produce a prescription from a doctor. The person concerned would only be required to fill up the form prescribed by the ICMR and produce the Aadhaar Card to establish that he/she is a resident of Delhi.
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