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13.09.2021

New coronavirus test centre for everyone at the Gasteig

New coronavirus test centre for everyone at the Gasteig Gasteig München GmbH

The test centre in the foyer of the Philharmonic Hall (ground floor) will be open from 8 AM to 8 PM daily, providing tests for Munich residents, rapid antigen tests and internationally recognised PCR tests. Please note that you must book an appointment at www.covidzentrum.de before coming to be tested.

Testing with pre-booked online appointments
The test centre at the Gasteig will offer tests to all Munich residents from 5 years of age upwards every day or – if a fee is paid – an additional antigen test or a PCR test. Simply book a time slot at www.covidzentrum.de beforehand and present your photo ID. The antigen test involves taking a nasal swab and the PCR test involves taking a throat or nasal swab. Regardless of the type of test, the process will last around 5 minutes. The results from the rapid antigen test will be ready after just 20 minutes and can be accessed online. The results from the PCR test will be emailed by the laboratory until 6 PM the following day – in German and English. Exception: The results for PCR tests carried out on a Saturday will normally be sent the following Monday. Questions by mail to gasteig@covidzentrum.de

The Gasteig test stations will be operated by KDP BioMed GmbH, a company who have several test centres across Germany. Other locations include the Deutsche Oper and the Berliner Philharmonie, both in Berlin, the Konzerthaus in Dortmund, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig and the Ernst Deutsch Theater in Hamburg.

Please note: Starting October 11, 2021, the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians will no longer cover the cost of citizen tests. This means that rapid tests will once again be subject to a charge.

Visit www.covidzentrum.de for more information and answers to FAQs.

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