Minal Dakhave Bhosale is the name will be the first name in Indian history to who created the first coronavirus testing kit. In the current situation of lockdown, India was being slammed for not providing the lab testing facilities for coronavirus. But the Indian daughter who was working for the pride of India did it. Minal Dakhave designed coronavirus kit for giving results in two and a half and hour.
Minal was expecting her baby; after a few hours, she gave birth to a daughter.
Who is Minal Dakhave Bhosale?
Minal Dakhave Bhosale is a virologist who was leading the team to design the coronavirus testing kit. It usually takes 3-4 months to create a kit, but Minal Dakhave and her team prepared it in 6 weeks. She started her work in February 2020 when Minal was already dealing with a pregnancy complication. It was the challenging phase for her because the whole of India is suffering from a Coronavirus outbreak.
She said to BBC, “It was an emergency, so i took on as a challenge. I had to serve my nation.”
Mylab was working on a coronavirus testing kit. According to the firm, they can provide 100000 Covid-19 testing kits per week. In case of emergency, they are ready to provide 2,00,000 kits. The Indian government is paying 4500 Rs to test Covid-19, but first made in India coronavirus test kit will cost 1200 rs per 100 samples. About Coronavirus test kit Minal Dakhave Bhosale said
If you carry out ten tests on the same sample, all ten results should be equal. We achieved that our kits are perfect.Minal Dakhave Bhosale