Coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic has hit humanity really hard and the number of Coronavirus case continues to swell globally. As of now, there are more than 2.2lakh cases in more than 170 countries. In India, all agencies and governments have been operating proactively to limit the infection from spreading. Only 160-odd people have been tested positive till March 18. However, it is worth pointing out that India has the poorest testing rate in the world.

As of now, there are only 72 Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) authorized Coronavirus detection test collection centres in the country. To put things in perspective, India has 732 districts and a population of 1.3 billion.

Coronavirus testing centers in india
Graphic credit: Quatz |  Data: Indian Council of Medical Research  Map data: © OSM

Here’s a detailed list of coronavirus laboratories in India where anyone who suspects COVID-19 infection can get himself or family members tested:

States COVID-19 Testing centers
Maharashtra Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur;
Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai
Delhi All India Institute of  Medical Sciences (AIIMS);
National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Kerala National Institute of Virology Field Unit Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode;
Govt. Medical College, Thrissur;
Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
Karnataka National Institute of Virology Field Unit Bangalore;
Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan;
Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore;
Shimoga Inst. of Med. Sciences, Shivamogga;
Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore
Uttar Pradesh Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh;
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi;
King’s George Medical University, Lucknow
Rajasthan Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar;
SP Medical College, Bikaner;
Dr. S.N Medical College, Jodhpur;
Sawai Man Singh, Jaipur;
RNT Medical College, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Govt. Medical college, Thiruvaru;
Government Medical College, Theni;
King’s Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai;
Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli
Uttarakhand Government Medical College, Haldwani
West Bengal IPGMER, Kolkata;
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata
Madhya Pradesh All India Institute Medical Sciences, Bhopal;
National Institute of Research in Tribal Health, Jabalpur
Gujarat MP Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar;
BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
Haryana Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak;
BPS Govt Medical College, Sonipat
Himachal Pradesh Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh;
Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Kangra
Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Government Medical College, Srinagar;
Government Medical College, Jammu;
Sher-e- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar
Jharkhand MGM Medical College, Jamshedpur
Manipur Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal;
JN Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, Imphal
Meghalaya NEIGRI of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong
Assam Silchar Medical College, Silchar;
Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh;
Guwahati Medical College, Guwahati;
Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat
Puducherry Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
Odisha Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar
Bihar Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
Punjab Government Medical College, Amritsar;
Government Medical College, Patiala
Telangana Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad;
Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad
Tripura Government Medical College, Agartala
Andhra Pradesh Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada;
Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam;
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati;
GMC, Anantapur Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
Chandigarh Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur
Andaman & Nicobar   Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar

Government of India has also set-up 24X7 helpline 1075 to address of Coronavirus related queries and offer support to citizens. One can also reach by dropping an email at ‘ncov2019@gov.in’. States have also set up helpline here are the details:


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