IMPHAL: The Babina Diagnostics has in a clarification admitted that in an unfortunate error, a wrong report of covid-19 of a person bearing Laboratory ID 12009040518 was served as negative when it was concluded to be positive due to a typing mistake on September 4 last.
As per the press release of the Babina Diagnostics Deputy General Manager Ch. Kuleshwor the wrong Covid-19 negative was served at 9:10 pm of 5th of September. The true test result was subsequently handed to the concerned individual and family immediately after rectification when it was found mistaken at around 11:27 pm on the day itself.
While as per the desire of the concerned individual, it was retested on the afternoon of September 5. However, it seemed to confirm the same result as Covid-19 positive, he added.
Further, it asserted that the laboratory tests are all handled with care, and following the mistake it promised to work more carefully in future while apologizing for the brief confusion.