UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 12:19 PM IST
The researchers noted that their process simplifies sample handling compared to swab-based PCR tests that are widely used to diagnose Covid-19.
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra and Kerala to produce a negative Covid-19 test report upon their arrival in the state
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:44 AM IST
Singapore puts more stringent measures in place to manage the risk of Covid importation amid the worsening coronavirus situation around the world, all travellers to take a Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test upon arrival
By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:43 PM IST
This was the first rapid antigen kit to hit the market in mid-June, which debuted in Delhi when the government was looking to scale up testing fast amid a surge in the number of cases.
By Neha LM Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 09:41 PM IST
The decision comes after national carrier Air India had written to the state government to exempt them from the tests as they operate daily passenger and cargo flights to and from the state.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 09:43 PM IST
Ganguly was kept busy by the conduct of the Indian Premier League in the UAE from mid-September to early November.
By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Teams deployed will request salespersons and shop owners besides customers in the markets to get tested
By Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:37 PM IST
BMC officials said that these facilities, which are conducting rapid antigen detection (RAD) tests, are receiving a good response from the public.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ambala, Ambala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 11:30 PM IST
The education department takes care of testing of teachers of government schools, but private institutes have to manage on their own
By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Honolulu
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Hawaii encourages pre-travel testing to add a greater element of safety for travel into the US, allows travellers to skip quarantine with virus test
By Ankur Sharma | Hindustan Times, Haldwani
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The tourists, said forest officials, will have to get the RT-PCR test done 96 hours before the visit to the park.
By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 07:28 AM IST
The moves came as The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a sweeping order temporarily halting landlords across the nation from evicting millions of tenants in what it said was an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 10:27 PM IST
In a picture that went viral, one of the MLAs is seen touching the feet of the chief minister during the proceedings with Amarinder patting his back.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 12:12 AM IST
The rates were fixed after studying the rates implemented in Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Kerala and Maharashtra.
By Abhishek Dey | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Delhi recorded 1,544 and 1,693 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively
By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 01:06 PM IST
On Saturday, 801,147 tests were conducted across 1,515 Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-approved laboratories in the country.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 03:17 AM IST
The government told the high court bench that the test can be conducted simultaneously with the treatment and if the result is positive, the pregnant woman would ideally be transferred to a dedicated Covid-19 hospital for further management.
By Tanushree Venkatraman | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 11:46 AM IST
Earlier, the maximum charge for a Covid-19 test at a private laboratory in Maharashtra was Rs 2,800, if swab samples were collected from a suspected patient’s home and Rs2,200, if collected at a hospital.