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Posted On: 6 January 2022 02:32 pm
Updated On: 7 January 2022 10:19 pm

[UPDATE] MOPH sets maximum price and quantity per person for COVID-19 rapid test kits​​ in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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[UPDATE 7 January 2022] MOPH has set a limit of 10 tests per person, per transaction on their FAQs of COVID-19 testing.


In a circular, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has announced the setting of maximum price for the supplies and products of COVID-19 rapid test kits to the public in Qatar.

As per MOPH, based on Article No. (28) of Law No. (3) of 1983 regulating the professions of pharmacy, brokers and agents, pharmaceutical factories and companies, which stipulates that the competent authority may, whenever necessary, and in partnership with those with whom they are enriched, set the maximum prices for medicines and medical preparations, and their profit rates, and the price must be placed on each product or instrument, and it is prohibited to sell more than the declared price.

Accordingly, it was decided to set the maximum prices for the sale of requirements and products for rapid analysis of COVID-19 disease to be as follows:

Manufacturer name Selling price to the public
Roche Diagnostics GmbH QR 35
Other manufacturers QR 25

Source: MOPH
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