swab test

Robot to run Covid testing machine in Dharwad's DIMHANS 

The institute on Monday achieved the milestone of 1 lakh Covid-19 swab tests.

published on : 26th October 2020

Hyderabad: Private centre charges Rs 27,000 for coronavirus test

Health Minister Eatala Rajender had announced that the price of a RTPCR swab test has been capped at Rs 2,200 in private labs (Rs 2,800 if the samples are collected from home).

published on : 9th October 2020

With COVID-19 stigma, swab collection becomes tough for frontline workers in Odisha's Jeypore

Since last week, block-level medical authorities have been organising camps in panchayats across Jeypore block.

published on : 13th August 2020

No swab test, no ration to villagers in Tenkasi

A health official said that on Thursday, they were able to take the samples of just 20 villagers, and among them eight tested positive for the infection.

published on : 10th August 2020

UK rolls out two new rapid COVID-19 tests, both able to detect virus in 90 minutes

One of the tests, the 90-minute LamPORE swab tests, will be supplied by Oxford Nanopore, an Oxford University spin-off co-founded by Indian-origin CEO Gordon Sanghera.

published on : 3rd August 2020

COVID-19: No drinking water facility at swab collection centre in Srikakulam

Despite sweltering heat, the swab collection centre at the Srikakulam government general hospital has no provision for drinking water or waiting area.

published on : 5th June 2020

Explainer: New US coronavirus test gives result in 15 minutes, but this is why it's imperfect 

The new test is less accurate than the current gold standard for testing and can only be run on specialized equipment.

published on : 12th May 2020

Woman leads swab collection team in Kalahandi

Women from different spheres including those in the healthcare are helping the Government navigate safely though the pandemic.

published on : 18th April 2020