It has come to the attention of the Ministry Of Health and Child Care that there are Laboratories carrying out SARS-CoV-2 testing without the prior requirement of assessment and certification. The Ministry of Health and Child Care wishes to advise the public that only Laboratories that have been assessed and certified by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in collaboration with the Medical Laboratory and Clinical Scientists Council of Zimbabwe and the World Health Organization are the only laboratories approved to carry out SARS-CoV-2testing and publish results.

Any Laboratory that wishes to carry out SARS-CoV-2should apply to the Medical Laboratory and Clinical Scientist Council of Zimbabwe.

Below is the Authorised list of assessed and certified medical Laboratories for SARS-CoV-2

Private Laboratories

  1. Lancet Medical Laboratories , St Annes Hospital – Harare
  2. Lancet Medical Laboratories , Baines Avenue- Harare
  3. Lancet Medical Laboratories, Borrowdale Race Course, Harare
  4. Lancet Medical Laboratories- Boscobel – Harare
  5. PSMI Medical Laboratories 132 Samora Machel Avenue – Harare
  6. PSMI Medical Laboratories Parkview – Harare
  7. PSMI Medical Laboratories Immuno Diagnostic Centre,-Harare
  8. PSMI Medical Laboratories, West End Hospital – Harare
  9. Cimas Medical Labs 60 Baines Avenue – Harare
  10. Cimas Medical Labs Highglen – Harare
  11. Cimas Medical Labs, Borrowdale Park- Harare
  12. Cimas Medical Labs, Montagu Clinic- Harare
  13. Diagnopath laboratory- Harare
  14. Klosad Laboratory- Harare
  15. Multi Tech Medical Laboratories – Harare
  16. Flow Cytometry Medical Laboratory – Harare
  17. Haematology Centre – Harare
  18. Bioexpress Medical Laboratory – Harare
  19. Genau Medical Laboratories – Harare
  20. Patholgy Medical Laboratory-Harare
  21. Upper East medical Centre, Avondale – Harare
  22. Biotech Institute, Avondale West -Harare
  23. Humacare Medical Laboratory, Longcheng -Harare
  24. Interpath Medical Laboratory -Harare
  25. Mbuya Dorcas Medical Laboratory – Harare
  26. Urea Breath Centre – Harare
  27. Baines Pathology Laboratory – Harare
  28. Dynacare Medical Laboratories – Harare
  29. Corporate 24 Medical Laboratories – Harare
  30. Genomix Medical Centre Laboratory – Harare
  31. Genopath (Pvt) Ltd – Harare
  32. Omnipath Medical Laboratories – Harare
  33. Belvedere Medical Centre – Laboratory – Harare
  34. Suburban Medical Centre Warren Park – Harare
  35. Suburban Medical Centre Westwood – Harare
  36. Rapha Medical Laboratories – Harare
  37. Premium Diagnostic Centre- Harare
  38. Ace Air & Ambulance Services (Pvt) Ltd – Harare
  39. Immunopath Diagnostic Laboratory Services – Harare
  40. Zenezek Medical Laboratories –Harare
  41. Precision Medical Laboratories -Harare
  42. Lordsland Medical Laboratory – Harare
  43. Mars Clinical Laboratories – Harare
  44. Five Avenue Medical Centre – Harare
  45. Real Medical Laboratories – Harare
  46. UZ-CTRC Family Health Centre Dept – Harare
  47. UZ-CTRC – Obs & Gynae Dept – Harare
  48. Gamma Allergy & Immunology Lab- Harare
  49. Newlands Clinic- Harare
  50. Vislink Investments t/a Trauma Centre- Harare
  51. Central 24 Medical Laboratories – Harare
  52. Chams Medical Laboratories – Harare
  53. ClinPath Diagnostic Laboratories – Harare
  54. Gopath Clinical Laboratories – Harare
  55. Diagnostics Laboratory Services – Harare
  56. Sunningdale Medical Laboratories – Harare
  57. Greigestone Diagnostic Laboratories – Harare
  58. Progressive Diagnostic Laboratory – Harare
  59. Lancet Medical Laboratories – Bulawayo
  60. Southern Pathology – Bulawayo
  61. Cimas Medical Labs- Bulawayo
  62. Procare Medical Laboratories – Bulawayo
  63. Corporate 24 Medical Laboratories – Bulawayo
  64. Kei Medical Laboratories – Bulawayo
  65. Mater Dei Hospital Laboratory (DLS)- Bulawayo
  66. 24 Hours Diagnolab Bulawayo
  67. Immuno-Genetics Medical Laboratories- Bulawayo
  68. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Chinhoyi
  69. Lancet Medical Laboratories – Chinhoyi
  70. Lancet Medical Laboratories, Gweru
  71. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Gweru
  72. Cimas Medical Labs- Gweru
  73. Idetech Diagnostics Laboratories – Gweru
  74. Unki Mine Laboratory- Gweru
  75. Genau Medical Laboratories – Gweru
  76. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Kwekwe
  77. Lancet Medical Laboratories – Kwekwe
  78. Cimas Medical Laboratories – Kwekwe
  79. Cimas Medical Labs – Mutare
  80. Lancet Medical Laboratories- Mutare
  81. PSMI Medical Laboratories –Mutare
  82. Valuemax Clinical Laboratories – Mutare
  83. Lancet Medical Laboratories- Masvingo
  84. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Masvingo
  85. Healthaide Diagnostic Laboratory – Masvingo
  86. Genau Medical Laboratories – Masvingo
  87. Medtrek Clinical Laboratories – Masvingo
  88. Collin Saunders Hospital Laboratory – Triangle, Masvingo
  89. Lancet Medical Laboratories- Bindura
  90. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Bindura
  91. Dilon Curis Diagnostic Laboratories – Bindura
  92. Lancet Medical Laboratories-Victoria Falls
  93. Bioexpress Medical Laboratory- Victoria Falls
  94. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Marondera
  95. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Rusape
  96. Cimas Medical Labs – Makoni- Chitungwiza
  97. South Medical Hospital Laboratories – Chitungwiza
  98. Clinmed Laboratories – Chitungwiza
  99. Idetech Diagnostics Laboratories – Beitbridge
  100. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Beitbridge
  101. Lordsland Medical Laboratory, Zvishavane
  102. Carelab Medical Laboatories – Hwange
  103. Hwange Colliery Laboratory – Hwange
  104. World Class Medical Laboratory – Filabusi
  105. PSMI Medical Laboratories – Kadoma
  106. Van Prat Medical Laboratory- Kadoma
  107. Queen Mary Laboratories- Kadoma
  108. Campion Street Laboratories- Kadoma

Government Laboratories

  1. National Microbiology Reference Laboratories
  2. National TB Reference Laboratory
  3. Plumtree District Hospital
  4. Gwanda Provincial Hospital
  5. Beitbridge District Hospital
  6. St Lukes Mission Hospital
  7. Victoria Falls Hospital
  8. Gutu Mission Hospital
  9. Masvingo Provincial Hospital
  10. Gweru Provincial Hospital
  11. Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital
  12. Kadoma General Hospital
  13. Marondera Provincial Hospital
  14. St Alberts Mission Hospital
  15. Bindura Provincial Hospital
  16. Rusape General Hospital
  17. Mutare Provincial Hospital
  18. Chipinge District Hospital
  19. Sally Mugabe Central Hospital
  20. Parirenyatwa Central Hospital
  21. National Virology Reference Laboratory
  22. Chitungwiza Central Hospital
  23. Chikurubi Maximum Prison
  24. Thorngrove Hospital Laboratory
  25. Beatrice Road Infectiuos Diseases Hospital
  26. Josiah Tongogara Magama

Research and Non-Governmental Organizations

  1. Population Service International (PSI)
  2. Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI)
  3. African Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Technology (AIBST)

Collection Points Authorised

  1. Lancet Medical Labs – Robert Mugabe International Airport – Harare
  2. Genau Medical Laboratories – Robert Mugabe International Airport – Harare
  3. Pathology Laboratories – Robert Mugabe International Airport – Harare
  4. PSMI Mobile Unit – Harare
  5. Mount Pleasant Drive Thorough Covid-19 Collection Centre – Harare
  6. Milton Park Covid-19 Centre – Harare
  7. Belvedere Medical Centre Clinic – Harare
  8. Samuel Leon Medical Centre – Harare
  9. Klosad Medical Laboratories Collection Centre – Harare
  10. Genopath (Pvt) Ltd – Willovale, Harare
  11. Chisipite Clinical Laboratory – Harare
  12. Advanced Care Support Services- Harare
  13. Ace Air & Ambulance Services (Pvt) Ltd – Harare
  14. Cancer Association of Zimbabwe – Harare
  15. Haematology Centre – Harare
  16. Africa Diagnostic Laboratory – Harare
  17. Baines Pathology @Pearl Avenue- Harare
  18. Genau Medical Laboratories – Chinhoyi
  19. UZ-CTRC – Seke South Municipal Clinic- Chitungwiza
  20. Lancet Medical Labs, Joshua Nkomo Airport – Bulawayo
  21. Lancet Medical Laboratories – Victoria Falls International Airport

Any result from an unauthorised laboratory shall be regarded as fake / illegal and shall be dealt with in line with the provisions of the Health Professions Act Chapter (27.19) part xviii section 99 subsection 1 and 2.

Please note: For the convenience of travellers, the list of approved SARS-CoV-2 Testing & Collection Sites can be accessed on the following websites:

  1. Ministry of Health & ChildCare
  2. Health Professions Authority of Zimbabwe
  3. Medical Laboratory & Clinical Scientists Council of Zimbabwe
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