Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Laboratories in India

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Testing VRDLs for 2019-nCoV:

Total Government Laboratories Approved by ICMR: 114

Operational Laboratories for COVID19 Testing: N= 87

Names of States S.No Names of Medical Colleges
Andhra Pradesh (3) 1 Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati
2 Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
3 Sidhartha Medical College, Vijaywada,
Assam (4) 4 Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati
5 Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh
6 Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat
7 Silchar Medical College, Silchar
Bihar (2) 8 Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
9 Darbhanga Medical College
Chandigarh (2) 10 Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
11 Govt. Medical College, Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh (2) 12 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur
13 Late Baliram Kashyap M Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur
Delhi (6) 14 All India Institute Medical Sciences
15 Lady Hardinge Medical College
16 National Centre for Disease Control
17 Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital
18 Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences
19 Army Hospital Research & Referral
Gujarat (4) 20 BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
21 MP Shah Govt Medical College, Jamnagar
22 Govt. Medical College, Surat
23 Govt. Medical College, Bhavnagar
Haryana (2) 24 Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Inst. of Med. Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
25 BPS Govt. Medical College, Sonipat
Himachal Pradesh (2) 26 Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
27 Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Tanda
Jammu & Kashmir (4) 28 Govt. Medical College, Jammu
29 Command Hospital (NC) Udhampur
30 Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar
31 Govt. Medical College, Srinagar
Jharkhand (1) 32  MGM Medical College & Hospital, Jamshedpur
Karnataka (7) 33 Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan
34 Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore
35 Shimoga Instt. of Medical Sciences, Shivamoga Inst. Of Med. Sciences, Shivamogga
36 Command Hospital (Air Force) Bengaluru
37 Bangalore  Medical  College  &  Research  Institute, Bengaluru
38 National  Institute  of  Virology, Bangalore  Field  Unit, Bengaluru
39 Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga
Kerala (6) 40 National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Allapuzzha
41 Govt. Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
42 Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode
43 Govt. Medical College, Thrissur
44 Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvanathapuram
45 Sree  Chitra  Tirunal  Institute  of  Medical  Sciences, Thiruvanathapuram
Maharashtra (7) 46 National Institute of Virology, Pune
47 Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai
48 Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai
49 National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Mumbai
50 Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
51 BJ Medical College, Pune
52 Indira Gandhi Govt. Medical College, Nagpur
Madhya Pradesh (4) 53 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal
54 National Institute for Research on Tribal Health, Jabalpur
55 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore
56 Govt. Medical College, Bhopal
Manipur (2) 57 Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Med. Sciences, Imphal-East, Manipur
58 Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal
Meghalaya (1) 59 North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya
Odisha (1) 60 Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneshwar
Puducherry (1) 61 Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
Rajasthan (7) 62 Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur
63 Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur
64 Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar
65 RNT Medical College, Udaipur
66 SP Medical College, Bikaner
67 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur
68 JLN Medical College, Ajmer
Tamil Nadu (7) 69 King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai
70 Madras Medical College, Chennai
71 Govt. Theni Medical College, Theni
72 Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli
73 Govt. Medical College, Thiruvarur
74 Kumar Mangalam Govt. Medical College, Salem
75 Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore
76 Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad
Telangana (1) 77 Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
Tripura (1) 78 Government Medical College, Agartala
Uttar Pradesh (4) 79 King George Medical University, Lucknow
80 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
81 Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh
82 Command Hospital, Lucknow
Uttarakhand (1) 83 Govt. Medical College, Haldwani
West Bengal (3) 84 National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases, Kolkata
85 Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, kolkata
86 Midnapore Medical College, Midnapore
Andaman & Nicobar Islands (1) 87 Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair

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Reference:

  1. https://dhr.gov.in/sites/default/files/COVID-19%20Testing%20Laboratories.pdf
  2. https://icmr.nic.in/sites/default/files/upload_documents/Testing_sites_for_COVID19.pdf

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