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Thursday, 15 October 2020

Pandemic posed a challenge to North India: PGI Director

Chandigarh, October 14

The PGI today announced that it has established 50 Covid-19 molecular labs in North India. Prof Jagat Ram, Director, PGI, congratulated Dr Mini P Singh, Professor, Department of Virology, PGI, who was the principal coordinator for establishing the labs.

Prof Jagat Ram said: "The pandemic posed a big challenge to North India as during the initial phase, few labs were trained in molecular virology testing. But we successfully upgraded labs of surrounding and far-flung areas."

"The Department of Virology established around 50 RT PCR test labs," he added.

Prof Mini P Singh extended her thanks to the faculty and staff of the department of for providing hands-on training to 170 faculties and technical staff from other states. — TNS

from The Tribune

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