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A new study explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sexually transmitted infections and reveals that decreased screening and testing could lead to a possible future surge in STI cases.
Updated on May 26, 2021 07:54 AM IST
A senior member of Air India Express’s cabin crew was on duty despite the airlines being aware that she tested positive for Covid-19 around 50 minutes before the employee’s flight, it has been found. The airline, while admitting that the employee had tested positive, said it will investigate the matter further.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 05:09 AM IST
, MumbaiNeha LM Tripathi
Adequate testing, especially when the positivity rate in a region starts rising, forms a very crucial aspect of saving lives from the virus.
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 12:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Jamie Mullick
Even though the headline testing figures are lower in rural India, it may largely be better placed in terms of testing strategy than urban areas
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
“India has 1.4 billion people, they have 11 million tests,” Trump said, to contrast the 60 million tests in the United States with a population of 330 million.
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 09:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington |Yashwant Raj | Edited by Arpan Rai
In the week ending on Saturday, an average 93,770 samples were tested in Uttar Pradesh every day — the highest in the country in absolute numbers.
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Lucknow |HT Correspondents
The city has been reporting a drastic rise in the number of Covid-19 positive cases for one week with the highest number of positive cases within 24 hours reported on Saturday
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 04:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Steffy Thevar
Bibvewadi ward area has three wards which include Salisbury Park-Maharshinagar, Market Yard-Indiranagar, and Upper Indiranagar.
Published on Jun 21, 2020 01:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent
Donald Trump told the crowd in Tulsa, Oklahoma that testing was a “double-edged sword.”
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 08:29 AM IST
Tulsa |Agence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh
Some of the inmates have been stuck in the quarantine centres for the last 25 days waiting to know their Covid-19 status.
Published on Jun 07, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi/Dhanbad |Bedanti Saran and Subhash Mishra| Edited by Sabir Hussain
449 Covid-19 tests are being carried out daily in Jodhpur city in comparison to 435 in Spain, 205 in the USA, 375 in Italy and 307 in Germany.
Published on May 06, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jodhpur |Dinesh Bothra | Edited by Sabir Hussain
After a 28-year old lab attendant tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, 20 other staff members were sent for home quarantine for the week. In their absence, testing at GMCH dipped 85% and samples are piling up rapidly.
Updated on May 04, 2020 11:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , AmritsarMandeep Kaur Narula
Use this period to build capacity, have randomised testing for different groups and identify high-risk locations
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Opening doors for the private sector is good. Act on it swiftly
Updated on Mar 17, 2020 07:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
A Union health ministry advisory has said that the Nipah virus, which commonly affects animals such as bats, pigs, dogs, and horses, can spread to humans, causing serious illness.
Updated on May 26, 2018 03:29 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Kozhikode |Press Trust of India
Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, a gynaecologist by profession, was accused and convicted of inciting violence during the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre by a SIT court. However, the Gujarat high court gave her the benefit of doubt and acquitted her on Friday.
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | Swapnil Rawal