Muscat: A circular has been issued by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday about the cost of COVID-19 tests provided by private health institutions.
The circular issued by the Ministry of Health said: "In reference to our circular no 24/2020, regarding the price of taking swab for COVID-19 test in private health establishments, not to cost more than OMR5 for each sample, this does not include the price of lab testing.”
“Please note that after the approval of His Excellency the Minister of Health, the price of COVID-19 lab tests for medical reports in the absence of disease, travel or suspected case are fixed per test as below:
Real Time PCR : OMR30
Point of Care PCR: OMR45
Immunoassay antibodies: OMR14