Let me tell you that the whole world is struggling with the coronavirus epidemic and the situation during these days is very critical due to COVID-19 at this time. Moreover, there is a lot of uncertainty in the world and it seems uncontrollable. People are focused on what we can control because that’s how we will survive. Although, The problem was being faced by people to finding COVID-19 Test Labs.
Technology is being used all over the world to prevent corona infection overly. Mobile apps like Aarogya Setu have been of great help in detecting corona infections. Nevertheless, People were facing a problem too while finding COVID-19 test-centre nearby.
Google COVID-19 Test Labs Feature
But Yesterday, Google announced a feature to find easily COVID-19 Test Centre nearby us without asking people and troubling as well. “The company working with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the MyGOV portal”, Google Said.
Consequently, People who are efforting too much to finding test centre now will be able to find COVID-19 testing centre easily.
A new feature has been added on Google Search, Google Assistant, and Google Maps that will helps users to find information on authorised COVID-19 testing centres nearby.
What Would have to do?
To find a testing centre nearby, only you have to do is search “Coronavirus Testing”, “COVID-19 Testing” and “COVID Testing” keyword on google. It doesn’t matter whether you search on Google maps or google assistant.
On searching result, users will be able to spot the ‘Testing’ tab. You’ll be able to find nearby testing labs along with information and guidance in your district. In addition to that, you’ll get
- Statistics (Cases of COVID-19),
- National or state helplines number for verifying before going
- Information about whether the lab is government- or private-run.
Two kinds of tests are available for COVID-19: Viral Tests and Antibody Tests.
- A viral test tells you if you have a current infection.
- An antibody test tells you if you had a previous infection.
An antibody test may not be able to show if you have a current infection, because it can take 1-3 weeks after infection to make antibodies. We do not know yet if having antibodies to the virus can protect someone from getting infected with the virus again, or how long that protection might last.
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