Coronavirus pandemic has hit the world really hard and the number of COVID-19 cases is rising each passing day. As of now, there are more than 2.8 million Corona positive cases around the world and in India, the number has jumped to more than 24k.

All governments across the globe are trying their best to test more people and to limit the virus from spreading. The Indian government has also been working proactively to test as many people as it can.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, there are a total of 126 government approved and supported COVID-19 testing labs in India as on April 1. Also, 9 other labs are in the pipeline.

List of COVID-19 Testing Labs in India

State/UT COVID-19 Testing Labs
Andhra Pradesh – Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati

– Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada

– Sidhartha Medical College, Vijaywada

– Govt. Medical College, Ananthpur

Assam – Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati

– Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh

– Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat

– Silchar Medical College, Silchar

– Fakkhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta

Bihar – Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna

– Indira Gandhi Institute Medical Sciences, Patna

– Patna Medical College, Patna

– Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga

Chhattisgarh – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur

– Late Baliram Kashyap M Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur

Gujarat – BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad

– MP Shah Govt Medical College, Jamnagar

– Govt. Medical College, Surat

– Govt. Medical College, Bhavnagar

– Govt. Medical College, Vadodara

– Govt. Medical College, Rajkot

Goa – Goa Medical College, Goa
Haryana – Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Inst. of Med. Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana

– BPS Govt. Medical College, Sonipat

Himachal Pradesh – Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla

– Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Tanda

Jharkhand – MGM Medical College & Hospital, Jamshedpur

– Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi

Karnataka  – Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan

– Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore

– Shivamogga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shivamogga

– Command Hospital (Air Force), Bengaluru

– Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bengaluru

– National Institute of Virology, Bangalore Field Unit, Bengaluru

– Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga

Kerala  – National Institute of Virology, Field Unit, Allapuzzha

– Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

– Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode

– Govt. Medical College, Thrissur

– Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram

– Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram

– State Public Health Laboratory, Trivandrum

– Inter University, Kottayam

– Malabar Cancer Center, Thalassery

– Central University of Kerala, Periye, Kasaragod

Maharashtra National Institute of Virology, Pune

– Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai

– Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai

– National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Mumbai

– Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

– BJ Medical College, Pune

– Indira Gandhi Govt. Medical College, Nagpur

– Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai

– Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad

– V. M. Government Medical College, Solapur

– Haffkine Institute, Mumbai

– Shree Bhausaheb Hire Govt. Medical College, Dhule

– Government Medical College, Miraj

Madhya Pradesh – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal

– National Institute for Research on Tribal Health, Jabalpur

– Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore

– Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal

Manipur – Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Med. Sciences, Imphal East, Manipur

– Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal

Meghalaya – North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya
Odisha  – Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneshwar

– All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar

– SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack

Punjab – Govt. Medical College, Amritsar

– Govt. Medical College, Patiala

Rajasthan Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur

– Dr. Sampurnan and Medical College, Jodhpur

– Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar

– RNT Medical College, Udaipur

– SP Medical College, Bikaner

– All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur

– JLN Medical College, Ajmer

– Govt. Medical College, Kota

Tamil Nadu – King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai

– Madras Medical College, Chennai

– Govt. Theni Medical College, Theni

– Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli

– Govt. Medical College, Thiruvarur

– Kumar Mangalam Govt. Medical College, Salem

– Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore

– Govt. Medical College, Villupuram

– Madurai Medical College, Madurai

– K A P Viswanatham Govt. Medical College, Trichy

Telangana  – Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad

– Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

– Sir Ronald Ross of Tropical & Communicable Diseases, Hyderabad

– Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

– Institute of Preventive Medicine, Hyderabad

Tripura – Government Medical College, Agartala 
Uttar Pradesh – King George Medical University, Lucknow

– Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

– Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh

– Command Hospital, Lucknow

– Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut

– Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, Lucknow

– Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai

– Regional Medical Research Centre, Gorakhpur

Uttarakhand  – Govt. Medical College, Haldwani

– All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

West Bengal – National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases, Kolkata

– Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

– Midnapore Medical College, Midnapore

– North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling

– School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata

Andaman & Nicobar Islands – Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair
Chandigarh – Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

– Govt. Medical College, Chandigarh

Delhi – All India Institute Medical Sciences

– Lady Hardinge Medical College

– National Centre for Disease Control

– Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital

– Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences

– Army Hospital Research & Referral

Jammu & Kashmir – Govt. Medical College, Jammu

– Command Hospital (NC) Udhampur

– Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar

– Govt. Medical College, Srinagar

Puducherry – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry

Apart from these labs, some cities have only collection centers for taking samples of COVID-19 suspected patients. These include Gangtok (Sikkim), Leh (Ladakh), and Naharlagun (Arunachal Pradesh).

As stated above, there are 9 other labs that are in pipeline in various states including Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh.

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