Coronavirus Test Near Me - What Should I Do If Infected With Coronavirus?

Hanima Anand |Mar 11, 2020

Know what to do when suspecting you have infected with coronavirus is of utmost importance to protect yourself and your surrounding people. Check here the national helpline, coronavirus test sites in India and actions to take in this urgent situation.

In the context of deadly coronavirus outbreak in India when 45 people in India have been confirmed positive while over 3,000 others are being tested, you should know how to protect yourself before and after you are infected (in the worst scenario). The easiest way is to find a "coronavirus test near me" and strictly follow the steps recommended by healthcare departments, which are already collected below for your reference!

So, what should you do if suspecting yourself infected with the dangerous virus?

First, quarantine yourself at home or in your own room to limit your contacts with your family and others. DO NOT move around before you get the instructions from the medical staff.

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Quarantine yourself or you'll be transported to isolation areas when things get worse.

Second, quickly contact the national medical helpline for timely support.

Indian national helpline about coronavirus disease is +91-11-23978046

Or you can contact them via email at

Coronavirus Test Near Me In India
Contact medial helplines or held desk for proper instructions.

When contacting these helplines, please report exactly your symptoms, your history of exposure to possible infection sources, and your location. Then they will ask more questions to verify and give advice for further actions.

You can check here Coronavirus Symptoms In Human And Pets You Must Take Notice Of.

Third, if you are advised to test for coronavirus or if you want to be sure before contacting the authorities, you can go to these coronavirus test sites in India. However, you MUST wear face mask and minimize your contact with others while going there.

Some tests you will have to confirm if you are actually infected:

  • Swab test includes inserting a cotton swab inside the throat or the nose
  • Nasal aspirate includes injecting a saline solution inside the nose
  • Tracheal aspirate includes inserting a bronchoscope to collect swabs inside the lungs.

Some extra tests will be required if doctors need more samples and patterns for analysis.

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Locate a coronavirus test site near your place in case of infection.

Below is full list of Coronavirus Test Sites in India. Please quickly locate a "coronavirus test near me" and note it down!

  1. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
  2. Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  3. GMC, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
  4. Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
  5. Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam
  6. Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh, Assam
  7. Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar
  8. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
  9. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Raipur
  10. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Delhi
  11. National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi
  12. BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
  13. M.P.Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar
  14. Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Inst. of Med. Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
  15. BPS Govt Medical College, Sonipat, Haryana
  16. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  17. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Med. College, Kangra, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh
  18. Sher‐e‐ Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  19. Government Medical College, Jammu
  20. MGM Medical College, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
  21. Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka
  22. National Institute of Virology Field Unit Bangalore, Karnataka
  23. Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka
  24. Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan, Karnataka
  25. Shimoga Inst. of Med. Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka
  26. National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Kerala
  27. Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  28. Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala
  29. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  30. National Institute of Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
  31. NEIGRI of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya
  32. Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  33. Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  34. J N Inst. of Med. Sciences Hospital, Imphal‐East, Manipur
  35. Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  36. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
  37. Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab
  38. Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab
  39. Sawai Man Singh, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  40. Dr. S.N Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  41. Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan
  42. SP Med. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan
  43. King's Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  44. Government Medical College, Theni, Tamil Nadu
  45. Government Medical College, Agartala, Tripura
  46. Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Telangana
  47. King's George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  48. Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  49. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  50. Government Medical College, Haldwani, Uttarakhand
  51. National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, West Bengal
  52. IPGMER, Kolkata, West Bengal
Coronavirus Test In India
Follow the medical recommendations and we can fight back the virus!

Keep calm if you suspect you or someone around is infected with this deadly virus. Always remember to quarantine yourself and wear face mask first before visiting any "coronavirus test near me" and order a sample test. Take note of the national helplines, they are the easiest way to find support these days.

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