PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:38 AM IST
India will make Covid-19 molecular tests mandatory for people arriving directly or indirectly from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil in a bid to contain the spread of more infectious virus variants found in those countries.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:40 PM IST
The Central government created a network of 10 advanced labs across the country last month to step up disease surveillance in the wake of mutations detected in the Sars-Cov-2 virus.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:57 PM IST
Mary Winfred Ann Parrie, a private school teacher at Rajahmundry, was infected with the new strain of virus which was recently found in the UK, as confirmed by Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB).
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Of the 1,614 passengers who came to Bengaluru, 26 had tested positive for Covid-19 and of them, three have tested positive for the new UK strain of the virus.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata/Chennai | By Joydeep Thakur and Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 09:59 PM IST
At least two people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kolkata after returning from UK. Seven passengers and a crew member who arrived from the UK in an Air India flight tested positive for Covid-19 in Punjab.