What Testing To Detect COVID Will Be Available In 2021?

Well, 2020 is about to end, but the pandemic situation is still bothering our daily lifestyle. The pandemic has already ruined our lives. People have lost jobs, and there are many small businesses that have had to close due to the lockdown. So, when will it end? Will it continue in 2021? Well, there is no concrete answer as we can see that thousands of new COVID-19 infected cases are coming every day. It has become very difficult to follow the current rules and regulations set by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, everyone is looking for the day when this nightmare will be stopped. But, without a proper vaccine, it cannot be done, and you might be surprised to know that there are more than 160 research teams working on it. But, nobody knows when it will actually come.

If we think about the scenarios for 2021, we will have three different aspects—the fairy tale, the optimistic, and the pessimistic. We have elaborated on these here. So, don’t miss going through this.

Core ContentThe Fairy TaleThe OptimisticThe Pessimistic
MasksCompulsory until summer 2021Compulsory until the end of 2021Compulsory for several years
VaccineIt will be available by the end of 2020It will be available by the end of 2021It will take some more years
VirusIt can be eradicatedIt can be controlled with the help of a vaccineIt will take some more years or multiple vaccines are required.
TravelThere will be restrictions until the end of the summer of 2021The condition will be good by the end of the summer of 2021There will be restrictions for the next three years
LockdownsIn a sporadic mannerIt will be there for the next two waves.It will be there for some more years
Life EventsThere will be restrictions till the summer of 2021There will be restrictions till the end of 2021No spectators for upcoming years

COVID-19 Testing in 2021

As there is no improvement in the situation, there will be two different types of tests for detecting COVID. These are viral tests and antibody tests.

  • The viral test will tell you if there is a current infection or not.
  • The antibody test will tell you if the patient had any sort of past infection.

Who Should Get Tested

  • People having COVID-19 symptoms will get tested.
  • People who were in close contact with someone who was infected by COVID-19.
  • People who have been referred by the local health care department.

So, this is all about COVID-19 testing in 2021. We hope that this article will be helpful for you.