Mobile I-Lab rolled out for last mile COVID-19 testing access

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News: Union Health Minister has launched the country’s first mobile I-Lab (Infectious disease diagnostic lab) for last mile coronavirus(COVID-19) testing access.

Facts:

  • I-Lab: It is a mobile testing laboratory that will be used for collecting samples and testing for Covid-19 across inaccessible areas in the country.
  • The lab is supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology under the COVID Command strategy.