COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Detection TEST - Now Available!
We are committed to providing you with the best health services and care even in these unprecedented times.
ICMR Approved Labs
We have partnered with the best ICMR approved labs for SARS COV-2 (Coronavirus) or COVID-19 Testing. Your safety is the first priority. All the safety regulations are followed strictly to guarantee yours and your family's safety.
Easy and Transparent Process
We provide you with a easy and simplified testing process with complete transparency. Complete and easy access to your bookings and schedule.
Get your test reports online on Healthspace within a period of 24-48 hours. No need to rush to the lab to get your lab results.
Government Photo ID/ Aadhar Card
Duly Filled ICMR Form
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When Should You Get Tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ?
Recommendation for Covid Testing - you should get tested in any of the following cases:
- - You Have any SYMPTOMS similar to COVID-19 or SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Infection). These include High Fever, Dry Cough, Sore Throat, Breathing Difficulty and/ or Respiratory sickness.
The Symptoms also include Weakness, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Vomitting, Loss of Taste and Smell, apart from the above.
In case you have any of the above or a combination of the above symptoms, you should consult a doctor and get recommended for a COVID-19 or Coronavirus Test.
- - You have been in contact with (or in the vicinity of) a confirmed case or a suspected case of COVID-19.
- - You are a front line Healthcare worker exposed to or taking care of patients who may have been suffering from COVID-19
If you want to Consult a Doctor Online, you can go for booking a ONLINE CONSULT with our expert doctors.
How Do I Get Tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ?
Currently, COVID-19 Detection Test is done using the Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (or RT-PCR) based method.
For Private Laboratories, it is recommended you Book an Appointment Online or on Call. Samples are collected at Home or Lab, using proper safety measures and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits.
The Cost for the COVID-19 (RT-PCR) Test has been capped by the governments of some states. It will be provided to you at the time of your booking, as per the applicable government guidelines.
You can BOOK your COVID-19 TEST for COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Detection, on Healthspace.
For getting tested at Government Laboratories, you can call the State Helpline numbers or Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s 24X7 helpline at 011-23978046.
The State/ UT wise helplines can be found here: Corona (COVID-19) Helplines.
What Documents do I Need to get Tested for Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)?
As per the government regulations, certain documents are required to be submitted at the time of testing for government records.
1. Doctor’s Prescription - for COVID-19 testing along with the doctor’s registration number.
2. Duly filled Patient proforma/ TRF (Test Requisition Form). Download
3. Govt. Photo ID (Aadhaar card/ Voter Id/ Passport) - Proof of current address and contact number of the suspect patient to be provided at the time of sample collection.
These are mandatory requirements defined by Govt. of India without which testing of 2019-novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is not allowed.
What kind of Sample is taken for Coronavirus Test?RT-PCR METHOD
As per ICMR guidelines, RT-PCR (Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction) based test is the recommended testing method followed for COVID-19 Testing.
A NASAL SWAB (Nasopharyngeal) and THROAT SWAB (Oropharyngeal) is collected for testing by taking due safety measures.
Rapid Antigen Test
The Government of Delhi is also providing Rapid Antigen Test facility at centers all over the city.
The list of Rapid Antigen Test Centers are available and updated daily. Additionally, Coronavirus Antibody Testing is also being ramped up in India, which would enable rapid testing using blood samples.
When will the Reports available Coronavirus Test ?The Reports generally take 24-72 hours for preparation, due to the current situation.
As a unique proposition, your COVID-19 test reports will be added to your Healthspace account and can be easily accessed using the Healthspace Website or the Healthspace App.
If you do not have a Healthspace account already, one will be created for you and you will receive a notification once your report is uploaded by the lab.
Which Labs and Collection Centres are allowed to test for COVID-19?
Only Labs Approved by ICMR and having BSL-2 (Bio Safety Level 2) certification are allowed to conduct the COVID-19 Test. You can find the complete list of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Labs and Collection Centers on Healthspace. It contains all the Private and Government Labs approved by ICMR and Updated Daily from official sources (ICMR).