COVID test

COVID-19 testing has reached 'saturation level' in Delhi: Satyendar Jain

As many as 61,778 tests, including 26,080 RT-PCR -- the highest till date for the city -- and 35,698 rapid antigen tests, were conducted on Tuesday for the detection of COVID-19.

published on : 26th November 2020

China tests millions after coronavirus flare-ups in three cities

Many experts and government officials have warned that the chance of the virus spreading will be greater during the cold weather.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Frequent, rapid testing can curb COVID-19 transmission within weeks: Study

A research said that antigen tests require a relatively high viral load - about 1,000 times as much virus compared to the PCR test -- to detect an infection.

published on : 22nd November 2020

COVID-19: China starts mass testing of 3 million people in Tianjin

The National Health Commission recorded seven new domestically transmitted cases Saturday, including five in Tianjin and two in Shanghai.

published on : 21st November 2020

Lower COVID test price in Telangana to help in early detection: Experts 

RT-PCR is considered the more accurate test for detecting Covid-19 in asymptomatic patients, while an RAT is useful for quick detection in symptomatic patients.

published on : 20th November 2020

Tough testing students in three days: Officials

Degree colleges across the district are making brisk preparations to reopen from November 17, but health officials say it’s not possible to conduct Covid tests and provide results in just three days.

published on : 15th November 2020

Chiranjeevi tests negative for Covid-19, initial test deemed faulty

The actor eventually got tested three times at Tenet Hospital on three different RTPCR kits all of which gave a negative report. 

published on : 12th November 2020

Forty COVID-19 tests and four partners in three months for Rohan Bopanna

The World No 39 in doubles, into his third decade at the professional level, talks about how pro tennis amid Covid-19 practicalities is different but rewarding

published on : 12th November 2020

New test for COVID-19 cleared for use by labs

RT Lamp-based Tests will help reduce backlogs in testing patients for Covid-19 because the process can identify positive samples in 10 minutes, the company said.

published on : 10th November 2020

TataMD launches new test for COVID-19; ready with 10 lakh tests per month capacity

The company's test 'TataMD CHECK' has been developed in partnership with CSIR-IGIB (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology).

published on : 9th November 2020

Random checking for COVID-19 in UP's Bareilly finds 150 new cases

The cases include traders, auto drivers and people working in various workshops and beauty parlours, among others.

published on : 8th November 2020

25 ‘step kiosks’ to ramp up Covid testing in Capital, mobile kiosks also on cards

 District Medical Officer K S Shinu told TNIE that the main aim of the initiative is to increase the number of tests. 

published on : 7th November 2020

Delay in conveying Covid test results leading to spread

People who take test on their own go about mingling with family and others; protocol prevents pvt labs from informing results to people directly

published on : 7th November 2020

South Korea approves single test for COVID-19 and flu

The country has struggled to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which some experts say could spread more broadly during cold weather when people spend more time indoors.

published on : 4th November 2020

Hyderabad: COVID-19 testing lab, counters at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

As per the government mandate, international passengers on arrival have to carry their RT-PCR negative report, conducted within 96 hours before departures from the origin country.

published on : 3rd November 2020
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