Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Worldwide Airport (CSMIA) has decreased the value of RT-PCR take a look at by 30 per cent to Rs 600, amid Maharashtra witnessing a pointy rise within the variety of COVID-19 instances. The revised fees, that are consistent with the most recent directives from the Maharashtra authorities, are efficient from April 1, CSMIA mentioned in an announcement on Friday.
Mumbai airport is providing the common RT-PCR take a look at at a decreased value of Rs 600 as towards Rs 850 earlier from April 1 to the passengers opting to avail the ability on the airport, it mentioned.
The state authorities had on Wednesday introduced a discount in RT-PCR, speedy antigen and antibody take a look at fees. Following this, the RT-PCR take a look at at a laboratory or hospital now prices Rs 600 from Rs 850 earlier, and Rs 150 for a speedy antigen take a look at.
CSMIA had launched the RT-PCR take a look at counters on the terminal final September and since then it has carried out over three lakh exams up to now, it famous.
For the reason that launch, the airport has added new amenities and explored numerous avenues to accommodate and cut back dwell time for passengers awaiting the stories, CSMIA mentioned, including it was the primary Indian airport to launch a novel molecular testing method.
At the moment, the airport hosts three amenities at Terminal 2. It has established over 30 counters of testing amenities on the terminal for worldwide and home passengers, together with these geared up with molecular testing amenities.