COVID-19 PATIENT COMMUNIQUE #1

Why we do not test healthy people for Coronavirus/COVID-19

Ampath has received many queries asking why we do not provide COVID laboratory testing for someone who is healthy, and has no symptoms suggestive of an infection.

COVID-19 PATIENT PAMPHLET #1

WHAT IS THE COST OF THE COVID-19 TEST?

If you are paying up front for the test it will cost you R 990.00. If you belong to a medical scheme we will charge your scheme at standard scheme rates.

COVID-19 PATIENT PAMPHLET #2

HOW LONG WILL THE TEST TAKE?

The COVID-19 test is a PCR test and will take about 24 hours to reach your Doctor. You can access your results via the Ampath Patient App which you register for on our website at https://www1. ampath.co.za/my-lab-results