Compiled below are city-wise list of government hospitals and private labs where a suspected coronavirus patient can go and get tested.
Who qualifies for testing
Before you go there, be absolutely sure you meet the following criteria.
- Individuals who have undertaken international travel after March 4, 2020 AND have become symptomatic (fever, cough, difficulty of breathing).
- You have come into contact with a confirmed coronavirus patient AND you have also become symptomatic (fever, cough, difficulty of breathing)
- You are asymptomatic (don’t have fever, cough, difficulty of breathing) BUT are a direct contact or you are a high-risk contact i.e. you live in the same household with a confirmed case, OR live with a healthcare worker who examined a confirmed case without adequate protection
- Healthcare work who has become symptomatic (fever, cough, difficulty of breathing).
- You are already a hospitalized patient with severe respiratory illness (fever, cough, difficulty of breathing.
Only if you meet one of the above 5 conditions will you be tested. Go to the testing centers listed below ONLY if you meet the above criteria. Otherwise, you will be refused testing.
City-wise Testing Centers to Contact
Steps to follow to get tested
If you qualify the criteria to be tested listed above, these are the steps you need to follow.
- Download the SARS-CoV-2 Testing Form. You have to fill this form, and get it signed and stamped by a doctor.
- You also have to attach your doctor’s prescription along with this form.
- You are also required to give your Aadhar Number, which should support the current address and the contact number of the suspect patient.
Unless you follow these steps, you will be refused testing.
[Note: We are updating the information on this page on a daily basis, and will add information about testing centers and procedures as they get updated by the government.]