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Covid 19 test

Jun 25, 2020 23:33
Telangana has been conducting an average of 2,500-3,000 Covid-19 tests for the past one week after the High Court pulled up the government for low rate of testing of less than 300 per day last month. read more
Jun 25, 2020 16:08
In a recent interaction, Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan spoke on the situation and said that Hafeez should have consulted with the board before getting a private test. read more
Jun 24, 2020 17:26
The 1.3-million pound ($1.6-million) research program seeks to bring together experts who are “highly experienced in evaluating diagnostic tests and generating the robust evidence required” for a test to be used in the U.K.’s National Health Service. read more
Jun 18, 2020 15:05
The Union Minister of State for Home said that as of now 50,000 rapid testing kits procured from South Korea have been sent to these 169 testing centres. read more
Jun 17, 2020 17:41
The PUCL, the largest and the oldest human rights organisation in the country, has drawn the court’s attention that the number of Covid-19 tests carried on inmates of the correctional homes and jails across Maharashtra was abysmally low, which prompted the HC to order the state government to make amends at the earliest read more
Jun 16, 2020 22:21
Both the BJP and the Congress claimed that the number of tests has fallen drastically in Odisha but the government insists that tests are being conducted in line with the ICMR’s directions. read more
Jun 11, 2020 16:32
Testing people for COVID-19 too early in the course of infection may result in a false negative diagnosis, even though they may eventually test positive for the virus, according to a study which says it is best performed three days after the symptoms appear. read more
Jun 10, 2020 22:00
Non-resident Rajasthanis travelling from abroad are put in seven days each of institutional quarantine and home quarantine. read more
Jun 08, 2020 21:38
Under the revised SOPs, people entering Goa can opt for 14-day home quarantine or paid quarantine or a Covid-19 test if they are visiting for a short time. read more
Jun 07, 2020 21:30
Some of the inmates have been stuck in the quarantine centres for the last 25 days waiting to know their Covid-19 status. read more
Jun 03, 2020 17:06
The Covid-19 tally in Uttarakhand went past 1,000 on Tuesday after a consistent rise in the last few days. read more
May 27, 2020 15:00
The domestic flight services were suspended on March 25 after the nationwide lockdown restrictions were enforced. read more
May 26, 2020 17:37
ICMR director-general Dr. Balram Bhargava wrote to all the state chief secretaries that Rs 4,500, which was the ceiling price fixed earlier to conduct the RT-PCR test, is no longer applicable, as the testing capacity and infrastructure have improved significantly. read more
May 23, 2020 22:18
After testing about 8,500 tests for a few days, Bengal’s testing took a hit due to the cyclone Amphan. On March 19 and 20, it tested 8,712 and 8,722 samples, respectively read more
May 08, 2020 18:58
Allegations had also surfaced that the state was not sending enough kits to the ICMR-NICED, which is a regional level Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) under the union health ministry. read more