Moscow Private Labs Started Testing for COVID-19!
Two private laboratory chains, – “Hemotest” and “Helix”, -started conducting tests for the novel coronavirus following the approval of the government in Moscow and in the Moscow region.
Hemotest already accepts samples in Moscow and six nearby cities: Dzershinsky, Podolsk, Mytishchi, Krasnogorsk, Balashikha, and Odintsovo. Hemotest’s test costs 1,490 rubles ($19), and sample collection costs 410 rubles ($5). The tests are aimed for the clients with no signs or symptoms of flu or fever. The chain contains 5 labs in Moscow, check the addresses here. The results will be available in two days after the day of sampling.
Helix conducts tests in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg. It accepts samples in other cities. Registration is required by the phone ( call 8 800 700 03 03 (code 8).Helix’s test will cost 600 rubles ($9), the cost of the sample collection is not included. The results are due to be available in one day after the day of sampling. Check the details here.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Russia exceeded 1000. 196 new cases have been confirmed in 16 regions of Russia. 1036 Russians in total have been diagnosed with coronavirus in 58 regions of the country. One Russian citizen died from coronavirus yesterday in Cuba.