The Arabic local news paper Alrai reported that the Ministry of Health has approved an additional number of private laboratories to conduct a PCR examination after fulfilling the technical specifications of the accreditation standards.

While the Ministry of Health has set 40 dinars as the ceiling for the highest price for conducting the examination for detecting the new Corona virus to prevent any manipulation or exploitation of the current circumstance, some accredited laboratories announced, within the framework of legitimate competition, price reductions, which ranged between 30 and 35 dinars and reached 27 dinars for certain groups according to specific conditions.