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Private firms race against time to manufacture rapid test kits

14 - April - 2020

Quite a few healthcare players in Tamil Nadu have come forward to manufacture the much sought-after COVID-19 rapid test kits and other medical equipment, following Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami’s announcement of a special package for such industries. We are in the final stage of R&D for rapid test kits and we hope to hit the market soon. Our test kits should be out by May,” said G.S.K. Velu, chairman and managing director of Trivitron Healthcare, which is also into manufacturing ventilators, PPE and hand sanitisers.

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