Bhubaneswar, Aug. 1 -- Bhubaneswar: Private health institutions conducting Covid19 tests of people in Odisha have been asked to share the test results with the State authorities first before reporting the same to the persons concerned.

Odisha government said this on Saturday while issuing a set of guidelines for such private hospitals, labs and nursing homes conducting RT-PCR & Rapid Antigen Tests.

Highlighting separate modules of norms for RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests, the government in a letter to all private medical institutions said that they can only conduct Covid test of a person under strict compliance of the guidelines as enumerated below.

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