Coronavirus Testing Around the World - In Pictures

India | News18 | April 17, 2020, 1:22 pm
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 A doctor takes swab from the mouth of a child for COVID-19 test at Kalyanwadi in Dharavi slums, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)
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A doctor takes swab from the mouth of a child for COVID-19 test at Kalyanwadi in Dharavi slums, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Medical staff test a supermarket employee at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)
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Medical staff test a supermarket employee at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)

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 A medic, wearing a mask and suit against the coronavirus, takes samples from a patient at the emergency room of Istanbul University Cerrahpasa medical faculty hospital, in Istanbul.Patients, suspected being infected with Covid-19, are undertaking tests and if sick, they are sent to the special Covid-19 department. The hospital had turned its operating theatres into intensive care units and created special sections separating ordinary patients from others infected with coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Image: AP)
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A medic, wearing a mask and suit against the coronavirus, takes samples from a patient at the emergency room of Istanbul University Cerrahpasa medical faculty hospital, in Istanbul.Patients, suspected being infected with Covid-19, are undertaking tests and if sick, they are sent to the special Covid-19 department. The hospital had turned its operating theatres into intensive care units and created special sections separating ordinary patients from others infected with coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Image: AP)

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 Nurse Carlos Davila takes a sample from a police officer at a Health Department drive-thru checkpoint where molecular tests that detect the new coronavirus are being processed, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Image: AP)
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Nurse Carlos Davila takes a sample from a police officer at a Health Department drive-thru checkpoint where molecular tests that detect the new coronavirus are being processed, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Image: AP)

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 A medical team member conduct a swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A medical team member conduct a swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Adam Merriweather tilts his head back while receiving a nasal swab from Amanda Zacek, a certified medical assistant, as the first 50 people receive coronavirus tests at Flint, Michigan's first drive-thru testing site at Atwood Stadium in Flint. (Image: AP)
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Adam Merriweather tilts his head back while receiving a nasal swab from Amanda Zacek, a certified medical assistant, as the first 50 people receive coronavirus tests at Flint, Michigan's first drive-thru testing site at Atwood Stadium in Flint. (Image: AP)

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 A homeless man is tested for COVID-19 in a program administered by the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, during the new coronavirus pandemic in Miami. (Image: AP)
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A homeless man is tested for COVID-19 in a program administered by the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, during the new coronavirus pandemic in Miami. (Image: AP)

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 A medical team member conducts a swab test at an urban health centre during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A medical team member conducts a swab test at an urban health centre during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Grand Blanc, Michigan resident Brandon Smith reacts after being tested for the coronavirus at Flint, Michigan's first drive-thru testing site at Atwood Stadium in Flint. (Image: AP)
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Grand Blanc, Michigan resident Brandon Smith reacts after being tested for the coronavirus at Flint, Michigan's first drive-thru testing site at Atwood Stadium in Flint. (Image: AP)

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 A Cleveland County Health Department employee swabs the nose of a woman for a COVID-19 test at a mobile testing site in Norman. (Image: AP)
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A Cleveland County Health Department employee swabs the nose of a woman for a COVID-19 test at a mobile testing site in Norman. (Image: AP)

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 Employee of a private medical firm takes a coronavirus test sample from a health care employee in an action organized in one of Warsaw's districts to help diagnose the spread of the virus, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)
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Employee of a private medical firm takes a coronavirus test sample from a health care employee in an action organized in one of Warsaw's districts to help diagnose the spread of the virus, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)

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 A medic collects swab from the mouth of a woman for COVID-19 test at a camp organised at a government school, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bhubaneswar. (Image: PTI)
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A medic collects swab from the mouth of a woman for COVID-19 test at a camp organised at a government school, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bhubaneswar. (Image: PTI)

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 A medical worker tests a person for the coronavirus from inside a booth at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center, in Chelsea. (Image: AP)
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A medical worker tests a person for the coronavirus from inside a booth at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center, in Chelsea. (Image: AP)

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 A nurse from the Ministry of Public Health takes a sample from a man on a motorcycle, at a new coronavirus mobile test site in Asuncion, Paraguay. (Image: AP)
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A nurse from the Ministry of Public Health takes a sample from a man on a motorcycle, at a new coronavirus mobile test site in Asuncion, Paraguay. (Image: AP)

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 A medical team conducts a swab test at an urban health centre during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A medical team conducts a swab test at an urban health centre during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A helper of the German Red Cross DRK in protective suit, left, takes a smear from a patient outside a car, right, during the official opening of a drive-through (drive-in) COVID-19 testing center at the fair ground in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Image: AP)
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A helper of the German Red Cross DRK in protective suit, left, takes a smear from a patient outside a car, right, during the official opening of a drive-through (drive-in) COVID-19 testing center at the fair ground in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Biologist Christophe Delaunay administers a nasal swab to a driver at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site in Paris. (Image: AP)
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Biologist Christophe Delaunay administers a nasal swab to a driver at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site in Paris. (Image: AP)

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 Malaysian health workers administer the COVID-19 test on residents of a building under lockdown during the Movement Control Order in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Image: AP)
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Malaysian health workers administer the COVID-19 test on residents of a building under lockdown during the Movement Control Order in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Image: AP)

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 Medical staff test a shopper in his car who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)
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Medical staff test a shopper in his car who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)

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 Doctor Leslei Montoro takes sample from Varinia Chávez, for a new coronavirus fast test, at her home in Lima, Peru. (Image: AP)
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Doctor Leslei Montoro takes sample from Varinia Chávez, for a new coronavirus fast test, at her home in Lima, Peru. (Image: AP)

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 Doctor Leslei Montoro takes a sample for a new coronavirus fast test from 6-month-old Dilan Ochavano, in Lima, Peru. (Image: AP)
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Doctor Leslei Montoro takes a sample for a new coronavirus fast test from 6-month-old Dilan Ochavano, in Lima, Peru. (Image: AP)

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 A medic collects swab sample of a person for COVID-19 test at a sample collection centre, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar. (Image: PTI)
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A medic collects swab sample of a person for COVID-19 test at a sample collection centre, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar. (Image: PTI)

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 A medic collects swab from the mouth of a woman resident for COVID-19 test in a containment zone at Kurla, Mumbai. (Image: PTI)
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A medic collects swab from the mouth of a woman resident for COVID-19 test in a containment zone at Kurla, Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 A medical worker places a swab in a vial while testing the homeless for COVID-19 through the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, during the new coronavirus pandemic in Miami. (Image: AP)
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A medical worker places a swab in a vial while testing the homeless for COVID-19 through the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, during the new coronavirus pandemic in Miami. (Image: AP)

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 Medical staff test a shopper who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)
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Medical staff test a shopper who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)

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 A doctor conducts a swab test at a slum area during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A doctor conducts a swab test at a slum area during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Medical staff test a shopper in her car who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)
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Medical staff test a shopper in her car who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Image: AP)

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 A boy reacts to a swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A boy reacts to a swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A lab technician wearing protective suit collects swab from a man for COVID-19 test in a locality in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A lab technician wearing protective suit collects swab from a man for COVID-19 test in a locality in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A doctor from inside a protective chamber collects swab sample of a person at a newly installed Walk-In Sample Kiosk (WISK) for COVID-19 test at a government-run hospital during the nationwide lockdown, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)
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A doctor from inside a protective chamber collects swab sample of a person at a newly installed Walk-In Sample Kiosk (WISK) for COVID-19 test at a government-run hospital during the nationwide lockdown, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 A medical team collects swabs from police personnel and their family members for COVID-19 tests at Yogi Nagar Police Quarters after a police inspector was found positive for the disease, in Borivali, Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A medical team collects swabs from police personnel and their family members for COVID-19 tests at Yogi Nagar Police Quarters after a police inspector was found positive for the disease, in Borivali, Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker wearing protective suit collects sample from a resident for COVID-19 test at a camp set up in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Ranchi. (Image: AP)
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A health worker wearing protective suit collects sample from a resident for COVID-19 test at a camp set up in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Ranchi. (Image: AP)

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 A medic takes samples for a swab test at Kurla area, identified as a containment zone, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A medic takes samples for a swab test at Kurla area, identified as a containment zone, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test from the swab collection booth during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)
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A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test from the swab collection booth during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)

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 A doctor in a protective chamber takes swab from a woman for COVID-19 test at a newly installed Walk-In Sample Kiosk (WISK) in a government hospital, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)
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A doctor in a protective chamber takes swab from a woman for COVID-19 test at a newly installed Walk-In Sample Kiosk (WISK) in a government hospital, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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