RT PCR test

Rate of RT-PCR test: Single bench dissents from another judge’s finding

The High Court judge opined, “There is sufficient source of power to the state government to regulate the prices of RT-PCR tests.

published on : 11th March 2022

Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine: Centre revises International Travel Guidelines on humanitarian grounds 

As of February 28, 2022 (till 12:00 Hrs), 5 flights (one in Mumbai and four in Delhi) carrying Indians from Ukraine have arrived in India carrying a total of 1156 passengers.

published on : 28th February 2022

COVID-19: RT-PCR test rates slashed to Rs 300, antigen tests to cost Rs 100 in Kerala

Health minister Veena George warned that action will be taken against shops and institutions charging more than the rate fixed by the department

published on : 9th February 2022

Kerala issues revised norms for international air passengers

Kerala witnessed a dip in the daily COVID-19 infection rate for the third consecutive day today by reporting 33,538 new positive cases and pushed the caseload to 62,44,654. 

published on : 5th February 2022

Covid-19: Kerala issues detailed guidelines for international travellers

Symptomatic persons should take the RT-PCR test at their own cost and take further action as per the result.

published on : 5th February 2022

Kerala decides to reopen schools and colleges following respite from Covid-19 cases

Offline classes for 10,11, 12, and colleges will restart from this Monday, February 7. Creches, Kindergarten, classes 1 to 9 will restart from next Monday, February 14.

published on : 4th February 2022

COVID: People entering Sikkim need to produce negative RT-PCR test report

It said officials of the Government of India on official tours, Army personnel on duty, officers of the state government on official tours and election duty shall be exempted from this requirement.

published on : 25th January 2022

Three Vijayawada labs found charging in excess for RT-PCR test

Health department orders them to repay Rs 80,000 to 471 people 

published on : 22nd January 2022

RT-PCR test rate at private labs and hospitals slashed to 300

The latest order issued by the health department requires all labs and hospitals to display the revised rates at a prominent place within 24 hours.

published on : 21st January 2022

RT-PCR test at private labs to cost Rs 350 in AP

State govt slashes rate of test from Rs 499 considering increased availability of testing kits in market

published on : 20th 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

COVID-19: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike chief puts emphasis on RT-PCR than home testing kits

Gupta said that without proper physical triaging, no one will be admitted at government/ private hospitals and 100 per cent tele-triaging is done for every case within 24 hours.

published on : 19th January 2022

Coimbatore's fresh Covid-19 case count crosses 2,000

The State public health department instructed government testing labs not to divert samples to private facilities even if there is a backlog.

published on : 18th January 2022

Calcutta High Court panel inspected Gangasagar venue, pilgrims subjected to RT-PCR test: Official

Puri seer Nischalananda Saraswati, who visited the island, told that unfair attempts to politicise the pandemic situation and the holy event have been made.

published on : 13th January 2022

Test everyone with Covid symptoms, increase RAT booths: States told amid rising Omicron cases

The Centre said that multiple RAT booths must be set up in identified geographies and operationalised on a 24X7 basis to offer widespread testing and easier access to people.

published on : 31st December 2021
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