A case is considered laboratory confirmed for monkeypox virus by detection of unique sequences of viral DNA either by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and/or sequencing.
They will also be imparted training on identifying suspects/confirmed cases and contacts, contact tracing and other surveillance activities.
State reports 9,521 HIV positive cases; Maharashtra tops with 10,498 and Karnataka is third .
HIV/AIDS patients, who are at a high risk of developing Covid-19 due to a compromised immune system, faced a huge challenge in getting medicines and timely treatment.
Basis for identification of sex workers need not be restricted to list provided by NACO: Supreme Court
In so far as Chandigarh is concerned, money was being transferred to accounts of sex workers who have been identified, the bench noted.