Indian Leading Healthcare Unit Unit announced that COVID-19 tests are now available in India
Now in India, COVID-19 test is now available online.In Current Position of COVID-19 outcomes in INDIA as well as in Entire word on of the Indian Leading Healthcare Unit announced that COVID-19 tests are now available in India.
A Bengaluru-based “Practo” said the company has partnered with Thyrocare to conduct the detection tests, which has been authorized by the Government of India and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).As of now available only in Mumbai and will soon be expanded to the rest of the country.
“Practo” is an online healthcare portal where people can find and book an appointment with doctors based on their symptoms and needs. A valid doctor’s prescription, duly filled Test Requisition Form signed by the physician, and a photo ID card has to be presented at the time of testing,” The test will be available at a cost of Rs 4,500 and can be booked online.
Once the test is booked through the app or the website, a phlebotomist will collect samples from the patient’s home directly and the patient is not required to step out for that. The Swab taken during the test will be collected in a viral transport medium (VTM) and will be transported in a cold chain to the Thyrocare laboratory which has been selected for COVID-19 testing. The report can be accessed by the patients on the Practo website 24 to 48 hours after the sample collection.
So for anybody who is experiencing COVID like symptoms,are likely to go to the practo website and book a test for themselves.
Key Points to be Noted
- To get the Test done u need a valid Doctor’s Presciption
- Test can be Booked at https://www.practo.com/covid-test and https://covid.thyrocare.com/.
- Cost of the Test is Rs 4500’- as of Now.