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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

Healthcare worker

Aug 01, 2020 19:45
The front-line healthcare workers with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) have a three-fold increased risk of a positive SARS-CoV-2 test, compared to the general population. read more
Jul 23, 2020 18:29
The contractual nurses account for 45% of the total nursing staff’s strength at AIIMS-Patna, who was hired through an outsourcing agency four years ago. read more
Jul 23, 2020 17:10
In the incident, health workers were also said to have been manhandled and a constable present at the hospital was injured in the incident. read more
Jul 15, 2020 17:09
The last frontline worker to die was a deputy magistrate. The officer in her mid-30’s who was overseeing the movement of migrant workers, died on Monday. read more
Jul 15, 2020 12:45
“It shows the impact our national lockdown efforts have had and demonstrates that we have taken the right actions at the right time,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock said in an emailed statement. “As a country we have made great strides towards beating this virus, but we mustn’t take our foot off the pedal.” read more
Jul 07, 2020 00:04
While the PPE gear could be used by a health care worker for six to eight hours in April and May, they currently need to be changed at least after every four hours as the person wearing them has to bear high perspiration levels inside them. read more
Jul 05, 2020 08:44
Despite a lockdown, cases of coronavirus disease in Guwahati have surged. On Saturday, 777 new cases were detected. read more
Jul 04, 2020 11:32
Testing of secretions from the mouth and pharynx of a person may reduce the number of false negative Covid-19 results from nasal swab tests of patients who have seemingly recovered from the disease. read more
Jul 03, 2020 07:34
Sincronia Logistica says it has used drones to deliver donations of antibacterial gel, facemasks, gloves, 3D-printed face shields and other basic supplies for healthcare workers. read more
Jul 02, 2020 07:14
The department responsible for the festivities, Canadian Heritage, streamed shows featuring artists along with virtual fireworks that could be accessed on devices. read more
Jun 24, 2020 14:21
Of the 1,000 Covid-19 testing laboratories, 730 are in government setups while 270 are in the private sector. This includes RT-PCR labs (557), TrueNat Labs (363) and CBNAAT Labs (80).  read more
Jun 23, 2020 21:12
Repeat tests based on symptoms and suspicion will help maintain low level infection spread, says PGIMER director read more
Jun 18, 2020 18:55
A total of 341 teams are involved in the rapid-antigen testing which makes results available within 30 minutes, an official said. read more
Jun 18, 2020 16:28
A bulletin issued by the state health department said the recent travel history of 28 new Covid-19 positive patients were unavailable with the authorities concerned. read more
Jun 17, 2020 16:50
Of the new cases, four patients were local residents without any recent travel history, two were close contacts of those who earlier had contracted SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease, and another two were healthcare workers from Dehradun. read more