Hyderabad, July 11 (PTI): AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said he got his antigen and RT-PCR (reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) tests done for COVID-19 and that antigen test result was negative.

He said the outcome of RT-PCR test would be known after 30 hours.

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Owaisiappealed to the people not to hesitate but get tested.

"Got my antigen & RT-PCR tests done for COVID-19 today. My antigen test results were negative, Alhamdulilah (all praise is due to God alone)," the Lok Sabha member said.

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"There are 30-odd centres in the south of Hyderabad where antigen testing is being conducted, I encourage all of you to not hesitate & get tested!," he tweeted.

The two tests were conducted at differentplaces in the city.PTI SJR

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