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 The government has launched three new laboratories including one in Chattogram and at Dhaka’s Shishu Hospital and Janashasthya Pratishthan, reports Somoy TV.  Besides, process is underway to expand the testing facilities at divisional levels, said Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).  Besides, the testing facilities have been initiated at Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID).
 Previously, the IEDCR went to the hospitals and collected sample from suspected coronavirus patients. From now on, the samples will be collected from the hospitals and sent to the IEDCR afterwards, she said.
Samples will be collected from every area for lab analysis, she added.