The CM's reaction came following the Delhi High Court of Tuesday ordered that doctor's prescription will not be mandatory for those going voluntarily for RT/PCR test to detect COVID-19 infection.
Doctor's prescription not mandatory for COVID-19 testing in Delhi, carry Aadhaar for address proof: HC
Till now it was mandatory for a person to have a doctor's prescription or symptoms to get tested for the virus.
All MPs must cover their faces at all the time, and it must be ensured that the face mask is safely disposed of, and they would be encouraged to wear disposable face covers.
If the RT-PCR test result is negative, the international passenger will be allowed to catch his or her connecting domestic flight and he or she will not need to undergo any institutional quarantine.
People who directly approach private labs recognised by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will have to spend Rs 1,900 per sample, against the old rate of Rs 2,900.
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A health official said that on Thursday, they were able to take the samples of just 20 villagers, and among them eight tested positive for the infection.
The milestone of one million cases india crossed on friday is indeed grim but over 6 lakh of them have already recovered, which works out to 63.33% of all positive cases so far.
Tough times call for tough measures, howsoever inconvenient.
While Telangana managed to increase testing by around six fold to 2,637 tests per million, Assam increased its testing by around 60 fold to 13,471.
Many states are restricting COVID-19 testing, insisting on prescription only by govt doctors: Centre
In a letter sent out to state chief secretaries, Union health secretary, ICMR director general said that testing is a key tool to “contain the virus and save precious lives.”
As per the schedule announced by the officials, the iMASQ buses were to commence collecting swab samples from the public between 8 am and 5 pm.
After the State government’s decision to conduct around 50,000 Covid tests, the Health Department has decided to hire the services of lab technicians and scientists.
The new target is to take the test tally to 20,000 by this month-end, said Principal Secretary, Health, Amit Mohan Prasad.