What you need to know about COVID-19 testing?
You can now get an MOH-approved COVID-19 tests in MCR Clinic.
Antigen Rapid Test (ART) COVID-19 Swab Tests
This test screens for SARS-CoV-2, a virus that causes COVID-19. It is a quick screening tool to pick up any possible infection early. Results within 15 -30 min
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 Swab Tests ($130)
The most accurate and definitive test for COVID-19 that directly detects the presence of the COVID-19 antigen in an individual. Results will to be out between 24 – 36 hours. You can shorten it by using the express processing with a turnaround time of 3 to 6 hours.
Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test
Please check the relevant travel advisories for all destinations in your itinerary to ensure that you meet the latest requirements.
This test is done by blood test. It checks for previous SARS-CoV-2 infection as part of epidemiological investigations. Venous blood, fingerpricks will be sent to a Lab, results in 3-6 hours. Point-of- care testing (POCT) will yield results within 20 minutes.