COVID-19 PCR Test in Dubai | Testing for COVID-19 in Dubai
The process requires the pubic to take an online self-assessment tool on the HealthHub website to assess their eligibility. Based on the response, the online tool will prompt the person to what to do next (stay home or proceed to the test). Once at the first checkpoint of the testing facility, a medical personnel will further review the online assessment results and determine eligibility. If deemed eligible, they will then indicate to proceed to the second checkpoint where they will continue registration and present the necessary documents prior to receiving the test.
The test itself is a quick and painless process that involves taking a nasal swab with a long Q- tip while you conveniently remain in your vehicle. Turnaround time for the results is 24 hours (approx). If the employee tested negative but remains symptomatic, they will be advised to self-isolate until symptom-free for 24 hours without the use of medications. If tested positive, the DHA will contact you with the required information on how to proceed, such as instructions on how to self-isolate at home or at a hospital depending on the severity of their symptoms.