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COVID-19: ICMR approved rapid antigen self home testing kits you can buy right now

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has announced that the positive result on home rapid antigen test (RAT) will be considered confirmatory. Here are a few ICMR COVID-19 home testing kits that you can consider buying now.

By Priya Singh | Published:Fri, January 14, 2022 3:12pm


Mylab CoviSelf - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Self Test Kit

Priced at Rs 250 on Amazon, Mylab CoviSelf can be used by adults of age 18 years and above. It uses MyLab Coviself app, available on Android and iOS, to show the results of the test. It uses nasal swab for the test. As per the company, the entire procedure takes 15 minutes of time. Do note that the testing kit has minimum 6 months’ expiry at the time of order dispatch.


PanBio COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device

Panbio COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test is a single-use ICMR approved test. As per the company, it can detect if you are Covid-19 positive or not in just 15 minutes. A pack of 4 testing kits is priced at Rs 1,000 on Amazon. It is safe for pregnant women as well.


Angcard Covid-19 Antigen Saliva Self Testing Kits

Angcard Covid-19 Antigen Saliva Self Testing Kits are based on saliva sample. It is priced at Rs 250 on Angstorm Biotech website. According to the company, currently there are several at-home COVID-19 tests available in India but we introduce India's first Saliva based Self Testing Kits with ICMR Approval.


CoviFind COVID-19 Rapid Ag Self Test

The CoviFind COVID-19 self testing kit comes with 1 pre-filled buffer tube, 1 sterile nasal swab, 1 test device, 1 disposal bag and 1 instruction manual. It is priced at Rs 535 on Amazon. The test uses CoviFind app that is available on both Play Store and App store. This test is safe to use for children as young as two years old.