Lack of testing facility for Covid-19 ‘choking’ north Karnataka

Deccan Herald
It took almost 48 hours for the health department officials of Kalaburagi to send the swab sample and other details of 78-year-old Covid-19 victim to Bengaluru laboratory for confirmation of the virus. And by the time the Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory of Bengaluru Medical College & Research Institute confirmed the patient as positive, he was dead.

The Indian Council for…