The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from Monday started free COVID-19 testing at 244 centres in the city, said officials.
With this the city now has over 300 COVID-19 testing facilities.
A person with COVID-19 symptoms can dial helpline number 1916 or visit the BMC's dedicated webpage ''http:topcoronavirus.mcgm.gov.in'' for information about testing centres near their home, a BMC release on Sunday said.
The RT-PCR tests have been made available at some of these centres, while the antigen tests are available at the other facilities, it said. Initially, these testing facilities are available on a ''walk-in'' basis from 10 am to 12 noon, the BMC said.
The COVID-19 testing facilities are also available at 54 private pathology labs in the city at rates decided by the Maharashtra government, it said.