Currently COVID-19 is tested in 2 ways. One is RT-PCR TEST and the other is Rapid antigen test. Both of these tests are done by specialists or trained health workers. Now you can test your own Covid-19 result at home for just Rs. 250. The test kit will also be available at your nearest medical store or online. The kit is called Coviself and is manufactured by My Lab Discovery Solutions Limited, Pune.
A few days ago, the ICMR had approved a RAT test kit that would allow people at home to test their own Covid. This test kit has been commercially launched. This means that the test will now be available in the market. The test kit can also be purchased at a medical shop or on the online shopping website Flipkart. Those who report positive in this test will be considered corona positive. No other tests will be required after that, the ICMR said. They will have to follow the rules of home isolation.
If their report is negative, they will have to undergo RT-PCR test. Such patients will be considered suspected corona patients. They will have to stay in home isolation till the result of RT-PCR test. This home testing kit is only for patients with such symptoms. Who have come in contact with people who have tested positive in lab testing. You will receive your Corona test report in just 15 minutes.