We collect data via our website and also Twitter to provide you with an estimate of how long you are likely to have to wait to receive your South African Government PCR test results. Whilst it is not an exact indication of when you will get your results back it will certainly give you some idea of how long you may need to wait based on other people who have recently received had Coronavirus tests.
How Long Does It Takes To Get Coronavirus Test Results?
We calculate an average of the last 7 days of user tweets and website submissions to display a figure in hours of how long you would expect to receive your Coronavirus test result.
If you have used this site to find out the current COVID test result waiting time then please do come back when you receive your results and submit how long it took in total hours. The average we provide is only possible from user submissions and the more we receive the more accurate our figure is. The current average turnaround time for a COVID-19 test is shown below and updated daily. This figure only includes Indian government testing centres and not private tests. Please only submit your time if you have had a government test.
The reason you are here is because you want to know how long current COVID tests take to come through. If you have received your results and have used this site then why not help others and be part of our calculation.
To help us keep our crowd sourced average as accurate as possible please submit your total waiting times within 24 hours of receiving your results.
Covid-19 PCR Test Results Average Waiting Time (Crowd sourced)
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(Updated 12th January 2022)
All of the times shown are averages that have been crowd sourced from other users via this website and also Twitter. We are are an independent website and have no association with the South African government