In Austria started selling homemade PCR tests for coronavirus


Its price is 119 euros.

In Austria started selling PCR tests for detection of coronavirus Covid-19, which can be done independently at home. They began to implement in one of the chain stores and pharmacies. About it reports the with reference to Country.

“Thus we respond to the desire of many customers to provide low-threshold access to tests for coronavirus (Covid-19 — Ed.)”, — said managing Director Harald Bauer.

It is reported that home-PCR test Covid-19 can buy everyone, but its price is 119 euros. Selling has been carried out only in the online store — to avoid contact with people who have the suspected disease.

The test set for the production of biotechnological company Novogenia GmbH from Salzburg includes instructions and special container in which to place a sample of saliva. In secured packing it is sent to a laboratory that reports the result via the Internet within 1-3 days.

Earlier the Vienna startup Horizon has also developed a test for the coronavirus that can be performed at home. It is planned that it will be distributed in stores, and Bipa drugstores. Its price has not yet been reported.