Should You Get Yourself Tested For COVID-19? Know The Parameters For Testing

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Apr 06, 2020

If you are feeling unwell then you must get yourself tested for coronavirus or COVID-19. Let us tell you the guidelines set by the Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare on coronavirus testing. You can visit their website- to get more details about testing for COVID-19. According to the health ministry, if you don't see symptoms like dry cough, difficulty breathing and fever, you need not get tested for coronavirus. However, the guideline emphasizes on the fact that if you are seeing any of these symptoms or you have recently returned from an abroad trip to countries like Spain, Italy, France, North Korea, South Korea, Germany, Iran, United Arab Emirates, China, or any other coronavirus-affected country, you must get yourself tested for this deadly virus. You must contact the helpline number of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare or your state's coronavirus helpline number- 011-23978046. The authority would ask you certain important questions based on which they will contact you for the further testing procedure. If according to them, you need to take the examination, they will help you visit the nearest govt-approved lab for coronavirus testing.

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