Bengaluru airport launches rapid Covid-19 RT-PCR test facility, results in 13 minutes.

The sample collection kiosk is located near the arrivals area of the Terminal and is operated by Bengaluru-based Auriga Research Private Limited.

Flyers at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will now be able to get tested for Covid-19 at the airport and get the results of the test, done using the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method, in as early as 13 minutes. The Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) launched the round-the-clock COVID-19 testing facility on Tuesday. According to a BIAL spokesperson, the facility is expected to help international passengers arriving in the city who were unable to get a test prior to boarding and for those who need to undertake a Covid-19 test before travelling to another destination.