64 students test Covid positive in Rayagada

Another 20 students of Hatamuniguda Government High School in Bissamcuttack block of the district also tested positive for Covid.

published on : 8th May 2022

Malayali expats relieved after Dubai waives rapid-PCR test at departing airports

Under the new protocol, passengers only need to produce a negative RT-PCR test certificate taken 48 hours before departure.

published on : 24th February 2022

Jharkhand slashes RTPCR, RAT rates by Rs 100

The Jharkhand government has reduced the rates for RTPCR and rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 by Rs 100 with immediate effect.

published on : 21st January 2022

Fake RT-PCR COVID report menace worries officials on Karnataka-Kerala borders

DHO Vishvesvaraiah said that they have lodged a complaint with the local police to trace the origin of fake RT-PCR tests and register criminal cases against those who are indulging into this.

published on : 20th January 2022

Passengers deboarding at Bhubaneswar airport have to undergo RT-PCR test

The passengers whose destination is Bhubaneswar will have to isolate themselves at home till the result is out.

published on : 6th January 2022

Covid-19: TN reports 74 cases of Omicron variant on Friday; total cases rise to 120

To date, 95 international travellers were tested positive for Covid on arrival.  Omicron cases not linked to international travellers was 63.

published on : 31st December 2021

Mumbai airport cuts Rapid PCR test price to Rs 3,900

Along with this, normal RT-PCR test costing Rs 600 per passenger is also available at the airport, the CSMIA said in a statement.

published on : 4th December 2021

No reason to monitor plea against bar on repeat RTPCR on COVID patients, says HC

ICMR responded that while it held that RTPCR test should not be done on COVID-19 positive patients, doctors could still recommend re-testing within 14 days of initial test.

published on : 26th November 2021

Children less prone to severe Covid: ICMR-RMRC study

The positivity rate among those aged over 18 years (13.8 per cent) was relatively higher than those aged 0-17 years (11.6 per cent) and comparable with the overall positivity.

published on : 8th November 2021

Covid third wave: Testing on kids ramped up in Karnataka

“As children are not eligible for vaccination, and schools have reopened for Class 6 to 12 from August 15, testing was ramped up,” the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services stated.

published on : 25th October 2021

Delhi coronavirus: RT-PCR accounted for over 70% tests in last five months 

The advantage of this test is that it can detect the virus even before the emergence of symptoms and allows early isolation, preventing the spread of the infection.

published on : 9th September 2021

SOPs issued for school fee regulation in Telangana

According to the memo, no child shall be compelled by any school management to physically attend offline classes if his or her parents are not inclined to send them.

published on : 8th September 2021

Indians with travel plans to Canada struggling with the norm to take RTPCR test in third country

The only way for Indian students who have got admission to Canada varsities is to take a connecting flight to Canada where they will have to obtain a negative RT-PCR certificate from a third country.

published on : 20th August 2021

Couple from Kerala arrested for carrying fake RTPCR certificates to gain entry into Karnataka

Syed Mohammad (32) a native of Manjeshwar in Kasaragod district was visiting Kodagu along with his wife Ayesha Rehman(27).  

published on : 13th August 2021

Covid third wave threat: Odisha to conduct RT-PCR test of children coming to hospitals

Sources said the State has 1.4 crore population of people aged below 18 years old for whom Covid vaccine has not been introduced yet.

published on : 12th August 2021
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