Where Can You Get Tested for Coronavirus in Pakistan?

Following the confirmation of coronavirus cases in Pakistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 7 test centers at hospitals across the country.

Previously, the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad was the only facility with the capacity to test coronavirus patients.


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Here are the details of WHO designated COVID-19 test centers in different cities of Pakistan. All these test centers will share the data of coronavirus patients with NIH.

Karachi
  • Aga Khan University Hospital
  • Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center
Quetta
  • Fatima Jinnah Chest and General Hospital
  • Sheikh Khalifah Bin Zayyad Hospital
Lahore
  • Services Hospital
Islamabad
  • PIMS
Peshawar
  • Police Services Hospital

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Sample Collection Facilities

There are other medical facilities across the country that are collecting samples to facilitate citizens. These samples are sent to the main testing facilities listed above. These sample collection facilities are listed below:

Punjab
  • Services Hospital – Lahore
  • Nishtar Hospital – Multan
  • Benazir Hospital – Rawalpindi
AJK
  • Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan Hospital – Muzaffarabad
  • Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences – Muzaffarabad
  • Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan Hospital – Rawalakot
  • Divisional Headquarters Hospital – Mirpur
  • District Headquarters Hospital – Kotli
Sindh
  • Chandka Medical College Hospital – Larkana
  • Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College – Sukkur
  • Peoples Medical University Hospital – Nawabshah
  • Civil Hospital – Karachi
  • Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre – Karachi
  • Lyari General Hospital – Karachi
  • Indus Hospital – Karachi
  • Aga Khan Hospital – Karachi
  • Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha – Karachi
  • District Health Offices (DHOs) all over the province
Gilgit Baltistan
  • GB allows people to contact district health authorities who will visit the patient’s home to collect samples.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Police Services Hospital

The Health Ministry has urged citizens exhibiting flu-like symptoms to undergo tests for coronavirus at the designated test centers.

The Ministry has once again directed the citizens to undertake precautionary cautions to avoid contracting the disease and to report suspected coronavirus cases at the dedicated helpline 1166.


  • put them in jail who are checking the pathetic level of standard at AirPorts, just they check the temperature with dull devices. Not properly checking who is arrived from foreign countries even Iran and China…this is all about eyewitnesses and analyzation from who came from China.

  • AoA
    Schools closed
    Offices closed
    Malls are empty
    Events called off
    Flights grounded
    Economy down
    Even international borders closed

    People are scared to look at each other, forget touching..

    But, hospitals are still open, they are still waiting outside of the Drs cabinet waiting for there turn patiently.. planning to meet next call so as to meet the organization’s expectations on mission Mode.. They don’t hesitate and walk away if Dr or his patients have cold, cough and fever…

    The only community which is at highest risk, yet not stepping back.. *Medical Representative and line Managers on field work.* so kindly some days band on medical Representatives in pakistan


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