Everyone from Thursday are free to go in Moscow tested for coronavirus infection using the PCR method, for the test you need to have Moscow insurance and pre-book a treatment the easy way, told journalists the Deputy mayor of Moscow on issues of social development Anastasia Rakova.

"Today for citizens on behalf of the mayor opened items detection of coronavirus by PCR. We tried to make the service as convenient as possible for residents of Moscow. Launched a large number of points – 162 adults and 45 children, to ensure availability for residents, has provided different ways of pre-recording. Everyone can choose a convenient date and time – free slots available in the next few weeks. To get results – enough to open their electronic medical records on the website or application "SYSTEM.INFO" do not need to re contact the clinic", – said Rakova.

She noted that if there is an attachment to one of the local clinics, you can sign up for a swab on the portal You need to log in or register, choose the tab "Services" "Directory services", then click "Health", and "Record on reception to the doctor". In the list of specializations to find the tab "Smear on covid-19 (PCR)" (adult and children), and then choose a convenient date and time. In addition, to register for the examination on the official website MEDICAL – "INITIATIVES.INFO" in mobile apps "INITIATIVES.INFO" and "services of Moscow", as well as through information booths in city polyclinics. Any of the methods you can also transfer the entry.

"If you have Moscow compulsory health insurance policy, but you are not attached to an urban clinic, you can call the point of delivery of the analysis according to County of your residence administrator will book you in for the procedure. A complete list of drop off locations blood test are available on the website To transfer an entry, you also need to call the clinic. Items delivery of a PCR test for coronavirus adults are open Monday to Friday from 13:00 to 17:00, Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 to 13:00. The items on the basis of children’s clinics – Monday to Friday from 13:00 to 18:30, Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 to 14:30", – added Vice-the mayor.

According to her, to pass the test you must bring your medical insurance and passport and come at the appointed time according to the recording. At the entrance to the building residents to measure the temperature issue overshoes, mask and gloves. 2 hours before the procedure it is advisable to take food and drink, and to refrain from Smoking. 30 minutes is not recommended, chew gum, suck candies, gargle, and use a spray and drops for ��OSA.

PCR (polymerase chain reaction) method, which allows to detect the presence of virus in the body. Samples taken a swab from the nose and oropharynx.