rapid antigen tests

ICMR approves home testing kit for COVID-19, here's everything you need to know

Also, as per the health research agency, all individuals who test positive may be considered as true positives and no repeat testing is required.  

published on : 19th May 2021

COVID-19: Higher positive test reports in Maharashtra private labs than government ones

The positivity rate of private labs was 18.76 per cent compared to 12.61 per cent for government ones, with a possible reason being the former deploying more rapid antigen test kits.

published on : 28th February 2021

Delhi: 11 per cent of symptomatic negative cases in RAT found COVID-19 positive through RT-PCR

Out of the 56,862 symptomatic patients who tested negative in rapid antigen tests, 32,903 were retested through RT-PCR and of them 3,524 were found COVID-19 positive.

published on : 7th December 2020

COVID-19: 3.7 lakh Delhi residents surveyed, first time RT-PCR tests more than antigen tests

The actions come in the wake of 12 decisions taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Shah on November 15 after Delhi saw fresh spike in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 22nd November 2020