Two diagnostic laboratories functioning in Hyderabad and Siddipet districts in Telangana

Hyderabad: Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajender on Thursday informed the Assembly that two diagnostic laboratories have already been functioning in the districts of Hyderabad and Siddipet of the state.

Replying to questions raised by members in the house during question hour, the Minister said that the government hospitals already have diagnostic facilities as per norms.

In addition, the government is setting up diagnostic facilities in district hospitals in hub & spoke model, he said.

Apart from two diagnostic laboratories, the government was planning to set up 18 such diagnostic laboratories in district Hospitals by April 2021, the Minister said 60 types of tests are conducted in these laboratories on free of cost.