RT PCR Test

Kerala HC sets aside order slashing RT-PCR test rate at private labs

However, the court kept its order in abeyance for a month to facilitate the talks.

published on : 5th October 2021

HC quashes Kerala govt's decision to slash RT-PCR test rate to Rs 500 in private labs

The court directed the state government to hold discussions with owners and representatives of private laboratories and take a fresh decision in this regard. 

published on : 4th October 2021

Telangana High Court asks state government to ramp up RT-PCR tests

It also warned of serious actions if the government failed to provide a colour graded action plan before September 30. 

published on : 23rd September 2021

Kerala cricketer questions accuracy of Covid-19 testing

Sachin Mohan, 31, who last played for Kerala in 2016, was targeting a return to the state team ahead of the new domestic season after overcoming injuries until a positive Covid test foiled his plans.

published on : 19th September 2021

Orissa High Court seeks details of Covid-19 testing facilities in rural areas

One Sanjiv Joshi had filed a PIL seeking the court’s intervention for the availability of RT-PCR testing facilities at block levels throughout the State. 

published on : 16th September 2021

Why someone unlikely to transmit COVID should undergo RT-PCR? Kerala HC asks state, Centre

The query was posed to the state government during hearing of a plea by a man who refuses to be vaccinated and has challenged the COVID guidelines.

published on : 8th September 2021

Amid fear of new Covid strains, RT-PCR test compulsory for those arriving from 7 more nations

South Africa, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand and Zimbabwe have been added to the list of countries whose travellers will have to get an RT-PCR test done upon landing in India.

published on : 2nd September 2021

RT-PCR tests in Odisha's Bargarh from September 

Meanwhile, four new Covid cases were reported from Bargarh on Monday, August 30, 2021, taking the tally to 30,936 in district. 

published on : 31st August 2021

Manjeshwar MLA on day-long hunger strike against Karnataka's mandatory RT-PCR rule

Karnataka government is spreading misinformation that Keralites are responsible for covid cases in the state, but data proves otherwise, says A K M Ashraf

published on : 15th August 2021

Did BCCI medical officer in Sri Lanka delay Krunal's testing despite player red-flagging symptoms?

It has now emerged that Krunal, after sensing symptoms like throat pain, had immediately red-flagged team's accompanying doctor but neither was a RAT done nor was he isolated.

published on : 13th August 2021

Ministry of Tourism urges states to drop mandatory RT-PCR clause for fully vaccinated tourists

States such as West Bengal (for travellers from Mumbai, Pune and Chennai), Karnataka, Goa and Chhattisgarh still ask for negative RT-PCR reports, irrespective of double vaccination status.

published on : 13th August 2021

From August 5, RT-PCR negative report must for people coming into Tamil Nadu from Kerala

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian told the media on Sunday that the decision was taken as Covid 19 cases in Kerala were on the rise.

published on : 1st August 2021

IOA chief requests for athletes, officials returning from Olympics to be allowed entry minus RT-PCR reports

Narinder Batra further requested the Indian government to inform the Japan government of the same.

published on : 25th July 2021

Negative RT-PCR not mandatory to travel for those who got two doses of vaccine: Kerala

The decision was taken by the State Disaster Management Authority as the COVID-19 vaccination was "progressing well", a release said.

published on : 17th July 2021

No RT-PCR test for vaccinated MPs in Monsoon Session

In the last Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha Secretariat had introduced another online application to allow the members to mark their attendance without having to physically sign the register.

published on : 13th July 2021
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