Positivity rate

Daily positivity rate drops below 5% for second consecutive day in Odisha

The cumulative positivity rate, however, remained at 6.56% as against the national average of 6.96%

published on : 22nd October 2020

COVID-19 infection being 'effectively contained', positivity rate below 8 per cent for 4th day: Govt

This has been brought about by a high level of comprehensive countrywide testing.

published on : 19th October 2020

COVID-19: Odisha positivity rate higher than 14 states

The 10-day average PR, however, has come down from 8.53 pc to 6.32 pc with daily cases reducing from 4,142 to 2,833

published on : 16th October 2020

COVID-19 tests plateauing, not infection curve in Odisha: Expert

The tests were reduced possibly to keep daily case count in check instead of actually ascertaining the spread of infection, they say.   

published on : 9th October 2020

As Kerala reports highest daily tally of over 10,000 cases, TPR, doubling time concerns state

With no let up in the spiralling of cases, 11 districts were found to have a Test Positivity Rate (TPR) above 10. The state’s TPR, which had gone up to 14.65, now stands at 13.85.

published on : 8th October 2020

COVID-19: Demand to increase tests in Kerala as TPR crosses 14 per cent

With test positivity rate (TPR) in Kerala crossing the 14%- mark, there is a growing demand to increase the number of daily tests of samples.

published on : 4th October 2020

‘Bring down positivity rate below five per cent’

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K Shanmugan instructed Collector K Rajamani to bring down Covid-19 positivity rate below five per cent and maintain daily cases below 100 by increasing the samples tested.

published on : 28th September 2020

Covid positivity rate in TN below 10 percent: Health Minister Vijayabaskar

Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Thursday said the test positivity rate in the State is less than 10 per cent, except in Krishnagiri and Cuddalore districts.

published on : 11th September 2020

At 18 per cent, COVID-19 positivity rate highest among healthcare staff in Telangana

In certain hospitals, like the Osmania General Hospital, there is no doffing area and PG doctors take off their PPE suits in the rooms where they rest.

published on : 4th September 2020

Telangana, Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Puducherry, Punjab have higher COVID infection rate among healthcare workers

Union health ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the positivity rate of healthcare workers is tracked by the ministry and shared with the states and UTs.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Rising daily Covid-19 deaths in Karnataka, Delhi worrying: Health Ministry

The ministry also said that the high test positivity rate among healthcare workers in 6 states led by Telangana is a matter of worry.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Telangana rises to 9th spot in COVID-19 testing, positivity rate still remains high

State conducts 637 tests on an average per day per million, above national average of 545

published on : 31st August 2020

Decline in COVID-19 positivity rate despite increasing tests exponentially: Centre

The testing for the disease has been increased from 363 tests per million per day on August 1 to more than 600 tests per million per day at present, the Union Health Ministry said.

published on : 25th August 2020

High Covid-19 testing positivity rates in Maharashtra, Telangana, Delhi raise concerns

The crucial indicator from these states also signals that the epidemic is far from being over in spite of the very high incidence of the infectious disease already.

published on : 19th August 2020

Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 1,981 new cases, tally reaches 52,653

Although the case positivity rate has dropped to 4.8%, the State is at 10th slot in terms of active cases as 15,807 patients are now under treatment at various Covid hospitals and Covid care centres.

published on : 13th August 2020
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