A POSITIVE swab test means you currently have an active COVID-19 infection.
You will need to self-isolate for a period no less than 14 days and seek medical attention
if symptoms appear or get worse.
The antibody test is not meant for detecting an active infection. The swab test (sometimes also known as a molecular, RNA or PCR test) should be used to test for active infection.
If you antibody test result is NEGATIVE, the antibodies were not detected in your blood sample. This could mean one of following::
If you antibody test result is POSITIVE, COVID-19 antibodies WERE detected in your blood sample and this could mean one of following::