17 March 2020 – Updated COVID-19 clinical guidelines, including on testing by private laboratories

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of India issued various clinical guidelines relating to COVID-19.

The new guidelines are on clinical management of COVID-19 triage, dead body management, and COVID-19 testing for private sector laboratories.

Laboratory tests should be only offered when prescribed by a qualified physician.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1606838