New Delhi : Till now a lot of problems had to be faced to do the corona test. Going to the testing center, you had to stand in a long queue in the crowd, but you will take a sigh of relief after hearing the news we are telling you. Yes, the country has got another success in the ongoing war against Corona. Now there will be no need to go to the lab or hospital for Kovid testing. If a person shows cold, cough, fever or any other symptoms of corona, then they will be able to do their test sitting at home. This will be possible on the initiative of researchers from IIT, Hyderabad. (Good news: Now you will not have to go to the hospital for Kovid testing, the first electronic test kit has arrived)
In fact, taking a big step in this direction, the researchers of IIT Hyderabad have developed the country’s first Rapid Electronic Kovid-19 Test Kit. This kit will help in reducing the extra burden on the health system. People will not need to go to the hospital for corona test.
Kovid test will be done from Kovihome for only 300 rupees
Researchers have developed the country’s first rapid electronic COVID-19 test kit, which is based on AI technology. It is named Kovihom. Through this test kit, Kovid-19 can be tested at a very low cost, just Rs 300, sitting at home. It is possible to get the test result of RTPCR within just 30 minutes through the test kit.
Test report will be received on your smart phone
The result of the test is found on the Android based smartphone through the Covihome test kit. Not only this, researchers have also developed a mobile app called i-Covid for this. The specialty of Kovihome test kit is that it does not require RTPCR machine, lab or expert human resource, but through this the test result of RTPCR level is obtained.
As effective as RT-PCR test
Hyderabad-based Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology has termed this test kit as effective up to 94.2 percent. Through smartphone based covihome test kit, covid-19 can be tested at home without any expert supervision. After the mass production of this test kit, it will be possible to conduct a Kovid test for just Rs 300.
Electronic test kit is reliable
RT-PCR Test i.e. Reverse Transcription Polymers Chain Reaction Test. Through this test, the RNA of the virus in the person’s body is examined. During the test, samples need to be taken from many parts of the body. Most samples for testing are taken through swabs from the inner lining of the mucosa from the nose and throat. It is considered to be the most reliable in the testing technology so far.
It usually takes 6 to 8 hours or more for the RT PCR test report to come. The RT PCR test is able to detect the presence of the virus in a person’s body. This is the reason that even though some people do not show symptoms of corona virus, this test comes positive. The accuracy of Kovihome is also being told like RT-PCR test.