Abbott has released a home Antigen test kit that allows you to do the COVID-19 test while at Home

Bhopal, [wpdts-date-time], Abbott announced on Monday that it has introduced a COVID-19 home test in India for the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in adults and children with or without symptoms. Test Kit Kit was introduced, with a single test kit pack costing Rs 325. In a statement, Abbott stated that the company will supply millions of PanBio COVID-19 fast antigen test kits for home use. According to the corporation, this will help alleviate the pressure on healthcare systems in both urban and rural locations.

The Kovid-19 virus, according to Abbott, can be easily checked at home with the help of this kit. These test kits will allow asymptomatic and asymptomatic people to be screened and reliably diagnose proven coronavirus cases, in accordance with the existing ICMR advisory on self-use. Former ICMR Director-General Nirmal Kumar Ganguly stated that simple, accurate, and quick testing will improve the country’s preparedness and reduce community infection.

Abbott stated that the kit for self-testing at home will be available in India. The kit will aid in professional testing in care facilities and laboratories, as well as occupational testing. According to Abbott’s Divisional Vice President Sanjeev Johar, quick antigen testing is critical in the fight against COVID-19, and Abbott has supplied numerous diagnostic options during this pandemic.

Abbott stated, “We intend to offer 7 million test kits in the first phase by the end of July, and we have the capacity to generate millions of test kits to meet the needs of the country.” If necessary, Abbott will boost its manufacturing capacity to satisfy India’s testing requirements.

The Abbott PanBio COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test single-test kit pack costs Rs 325, a pack of four kits costs Rs 1250, a pack of ten kits costs Rs 2800, and a pack of twenty kits costs Rs 5,400. Abbott stated that the test kit will be available throughout India via online and offline distribution channels.