Coronavirus Tests

India's COVID-19 death toll crosses one lakh; 25 states/UTs report fall in active cases

The total cases mounted to 64,73,544 with 79,476 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,00,842 with the virus claiming 1,069 lives in a span of 24 hours.

published on : 3rd October 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload races past 62 lakh, recoveries surge to 51,87,825

The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 62,25,763, while the death toll climbed to 97,497 with 1,179 people succumbing to the disease in a day, the data updated at 8 am showed.

published on : 30th September 2020

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 60-lakh mark with 82,170 new cases in last 24 hours

The number of cured and discharged or migrated patients is currently at 50,16,521, apart from 95,542 deaths due to the disease.

published on : 28th September 2020

COVID-19 still limited in spread, current testing rate six times higher than WHO recommendation: Centre

Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said the current phase of the pandemic in India is on multiple trajectories across urban and semi-urban areas of the country.

published on : 23rd September 2020

14 states, UTs have higher COVID-19 tests per million, lower positivity than national average: Centre

Up to September 22, a total of 6,62,79,462 samples have been tested with 9,53,683 samples being tested on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Over six crore samples tested so far, testing capacity enhanced manifold: Government

Recognising the importance of early detection of cases through testing, capacity for COVID-19 testing in the country has been enhanced manifold, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey said.

published on : 18th September 2020

India crosses six crore mark in COVID-19 testing; 11,36,613 samples tested in single day: ICMR

With an average testing of more than 10 lakh per day in the last 20 days, India has tested 6,05,65,728 samples across the country till September 16.

published on : 17th September 2020

No carelessness till medicine is developed: PM cautions Indians against lowering guards on COVID-19

Modi said this while addressing the virtual housewarming ceremony of 1.75 lakh houses built in rural parts of Madhya Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

published on : 12th September 2020

5.51 crore samples for COVID-19 tested so far in India: ICMR

Previously on September 10, the ICMR had tested 11,63,542 samples for COVID-19 taking the total number of tests conducted for the pathogen to 5,40,97,975 in the country.

published on : 12th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Gyms, yoga centres in Delhi to reopen after over five months

According to the latest DDMA order, weekly markets have also been allowed on a trial basis till September 30 under 'Unlock-4'.

published on : 12th September 2020

More than 20,000 coronavirus tests planned during IPL 2020

VPS healthcare, the tournament's Abu Dhabi-based official medical partner, said Wednesday that 3,500 tests have been done so far.

published on : 10th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | 3,609 fresh cases take Delhi's tally past 1.97 lakh

According to the Delhi government latest health bulletin, the death toll mounted to 4,618, after 19 more fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours.

published on : 8th September 2020

Koraput slashes COVID tests, says on Odisha government orders

The Odisha Government has directed the district to limit tests and supply of antigen kits have also been cut short.

published on : 7th September 2020

Health Secretary reviews COVID-19 containment measures in five states, UT, pitches for more tests

Rajesh Bhushan underscored the need to suppress, curb and break the chain of transmission of the disease by strengthening the active case search focusing on the co-morbid and elderly population.

published on : 7th September 2020

Free food packets for poor families to encourage COVID-19 testing in Punjab

The decision was taken by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to encourage COVID-19 testing amid rising number of cases and deaths due to the disease in the state.

published on : 6th September 2020
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