Kohima, April 29: The Kohima bench of the Gauhati High Court directed the Nagaland government to set up at least two COVID-9 testing laboratories within the next ten days.
The bench of Justice Songkhupchung Serto and Justice S Hukato Swu on Tuesday directed the state government to make two labs functional with ten days and make every effort to set up testing labs at strategic places to facilitate free testing for COVID-19 in the future. The direction was given by the court on a PIL filed by
Kikrukhonuo, a resident of Kohima, PTI reported.
Nagaland does not have any COVID-19 testing lab and the samples are sent to Assam and Manipur for testing.