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RT-PCR tests in Chennai to be ramped up

Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi has instructed officials to ramp up RT-PCR tests to 25,000 a day, according to a Corporation statement on Wednesday.

Published: 20th May 2021 06:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2021 06:02 AM   |  A+A-

A woman getting vaccinated at an apartment complex in LIC Nagar, Madipakkam, Chennai. (Photo | Ashwin Prasath, EPS)

A woman getting vaccinated at an apartment complex in LIC Nagar, Madipakkam, Chennai. (Photo | Ashwin Prasath, EPS)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi has instructed officials to ramp up RT-PCR tests to 25,000 a day, according to a Corporation statement on Wednesday. The Commissioner along with MA Siddique, Secretary of Commercial Taxes, who has been nominated as special coordinator for Greater Chennai Corporation, held a meeting with officials heading the Field Support Teams in all 15 zones of the city on Tuesday. From April 9 until May 17, `1.62 crore was collected in fines, the statement added. 



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