Omega Diagnostics Group Plc (LON: ODX) in a group has bagged UK Government contract for UK-Rapid Test.
- It is the UK Government's first order for one million COVID-19 the AbC-19™ Rapid test or the lateral flow antibody tests. The project is part of the government’s plan to roll-out COVID-19 observation studies to help build a case study of how the virus proliferated across the country.
- The most important factor of the test is that it produces results within 20 minutes by using just a tiny drop of blood through finger-prick, and, it does not even require the blood sample to be taken to the laboratory.
- ODX shares at GMT 09:50 AM, on 7 October 2020, were trading at GBX 107.50, up by 1.50 points or 1.42% against the last day’s closing price.