You can now have PCR testing performed at the comfort of your home, did you know that?
Do you require a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test? Residents of Dubai are searching for simple-to-use PCRs as summer vacations approach. In Dubai, there are several locations where PCR testing is available, but at Time Out, we want to have our annoying PCRs completed as soon and efficiently as possible.
Here is a list of stress-free locations for a COVID-19 PCR test that costs you only Dhs150 or less. If you’re looking for a specialist to visit your home for a trial, would rather stay in your car while being tested or want to attend a walk-in clinic.
Home visit PCR test
You probably have the Careem app on your phone to arrange taxi rides throughout the city, and you can also order a PCR test through the same app if you need one. All you need to do is open your application of careem and select the PCR test icon on your main page. Further, you will be moved to the justlife website and asked if you need the results to be out in 24 hours or 12 hours. A medical practitioner will visit your home once you schedule a test to collect your swab. Have your Emirates ID on hand, and they’ll be in and out in less than a few minutes. You might be interested to know more about PUMA to collaborate with the Dubai community to upgrade the basketball court.
It starts only from Dhs129
Okada is one of the other feasible ways to book a PCR test at home. Visit the website and follow the easy instructions to schedule your appointment. They provide a six-hour return time for an additional fee if you want the results even more quickly. This one is the best option for you if you are in a hurry for a trip.
Walk-in PCR test
King’s Dubai Marina and Jumeriah
You can easily walk into several King’s College London branches throughout Dubai if you want to have a PCR test on the spot. It’s a convenient way to get tested for COVID-19 since no appointment is necessary. The times of Dubai Marina Medical Center are from 8 am till midnight, whereas the last patient will be checked at 11:30 pm. The timings of Jumeriah Medical Centre are from 8 am-8 pm, and the last patient to be seen at 7:30 pm. Results of King’s PCR tests will be accessible 24 hours after the test is completed.
Dhs150, Kings College Hospital London – Dubai Marina Medical Centre and Jumeriah Medical Centre.
You can walk into any of Mediclinic’s facilities throughout the city to get a PCR test. You can select from one of the 12 walk-in clinics in the following locations: Springs, Deira, Al Qusais, Mirdif, Ibn Battuta, Meadows, Arabian Ranches, Al Sufouh, Dubai Mall, Garhoud, Umm Hurair, and Al Barsha.
Dhs150, various locations
Drive-through PCR test
Saudi German Hospital Dubai
There is a 24/7 drive-through testing facility at the Saudi German Hospital in Dubai. Is there anything more straightforward than that? Drive up to the testing location, wind down your window for the swab, and then take off for home. Results ought to be available in 24 hours.
Dhs150, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Saudi German Hospital Dubai, Al Barsha 3 (04 800 2211).
King’s Dubai Hills
From the comfort of your vehicle, King’s Dubai Hills Hospital provides a drive-through Covid-19 PCR test. Put on a podcast, take a seat, get your test, and then you are ready to go.
Dhs150, Kings College Hospital Dubai Hills, Mon-Sun, 7am-10pm