The test will be available in Delhi from today and in other states by November end.
Ministry of Home Affairs has announced a slew of measures, including more beds, as Delhi recorded 6,396 new coronavirus cases.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he had written to Centre for permission to impose the curbs.
Satyendar Jain reiterated the third wave of Covid-19 in Delhi was past its peak.
Jain said wearing masks was a better measure and that Delhi was past the peak of the third Covid-19 wave.
The Centre has promised more ICU beds, oxygen cylinders and medical staff.
The air quality had turned “severe” with stubble burning accounting for 32 per cent of Delhi’s PM 2.5 pollution, but firecracker emissions made the situation even worse.
Delhi recorded 7,053 fresh Covid-19 cases in a day and 104 more fatalities on Thursday.
Delhi recorded 7,053 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the infection tally in the national capital to over 4.67 lakh on Thursday.
The Delhi government has blamed the spike in coronavirus cases on the festive season, increase in air pollution and winter.