A pack of CoviSelf kit, which is a COVID-19 antigen lateral flow test devise, will be priced at ₹250.
It takes 2 minutes to conduct the test and a maximum of 15 minutes to get the result. A positive test will take about 5 to 7 minutes. A negative result will take around 15 minutes.
"This test is for self-use. If you test positive via this there's no need for RT-PCR test as per ICMR. Any adult can use this kit by reading our manual," said Mylab Director Sujeet Jain.
"Home testing by RAT is advised only in symptomatic individuals and immediate contacts of laboratory confirmed positive cases. Indiscriminate testing is not advised," the ICMR said in the advisory.