Covid testing

Swabs of UK returnees sent for testing

Of the three, a 34-year-old male from Sriramnagar area arrived on December 11, while a 44-year-old male of Dharmanagar returned on December 17.

published on : 27th December 2020

China testing blunders stemmed from secret deals with firms

The flawed testing system — at a time when the virus could have been slowed — stopped scientists and officials from seeing how fast it was spreading.

published on : 3rd December 2020

HC asks AAP govt about protocols for disposal of used COVID-19 test kits

The claims and allegations were refuted by Ghose who said he was informed that the swabs being referred to in the plea were unused or defective.

published on : 1st December 2020

Musk and the probability of errors in Covid testing 

An individual undergoing a test might be infected or not and the outcome may also be positive or negative.

published on : 1st December 2020

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

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

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

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

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

244 free COVID-19 testing centres started in Mumbai

The free COVID-19 testing facilities have been started at 244 locations in the BMC-run hospitals and dispensaries in the city, the release said.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline as total tests cross 10 crore

High level of comprehensive testing on a sustained basis has also resulted in bringing down the national positivity rate, it said.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Fewer number of tests: Opposition comes out against Thiruvananthapuram government 

 The Left government came under flak from the Opposition claiming that it has been a dismal failure in combating the pandemic owing to initiating less number of Covid tests.

published on : 18th October 2020
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