Testing and diagnosis of coronavirus

  • According to DAWN newspaper , National Institute of Health (NIH) official Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan, all district and tertiary level hospitals across the country are equipped to collect samples for coronavirus.
  • Please check your symptoms and if you have come into contact with confirmed cases of COVID-19 or if you have travelled recently to any of theĀ high risk regions , call 1166 for futher advice about testing.
  • A swab of your saliva will then taken by a designated healthcare professional and sent to one of the facilities that have coronavirus testing equipment.
  • This testing will be done free of cost, however if you use a private laboratory , you will need to pay.
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