JALANDHAR TO GET REGION’S FIRST COVID TESTING LAB
JALANDHAR: The department of medical education, Punjab, is all set to start the first Covid-19 testing laboratory at the Northern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Jalandhar by the end of this week.
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, vicechancellor Dr Raj Bahadur and animal husbandry department director Dr Inderjit Singh visited Jalandhar on Sunday to inspect the setting up of the laboratory.
Confirming the development, laboratory deputy director Dr Harwinder Singh Kahlon said that the Punjab government had been exploring the possibility of setting up the Covid-19 testing facility in Jalandhar.
During a video conference attended by CM Amarinder Singh, state medical education minister OP Soni, state medical education principal secretary DK Tiwari and BFUHS vicechancellor Dr Raj Bahadur, the state’s testing targets till June 30 were discussed.