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Coronavirus in Mumbai: Active cases in city up 80% in just one month

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Active cases in city up 80% in just one month

Owing to 'Covid fatigue', festivities & increased testing

Now doctor's prescription not required for COVID-19 test in Delhi

Now doctor's prescription not required for COVID-19 test in Delhi

Delhi government on Wednesday announced that a prescription from a qualified medical practitioner is not required for COVID-19 testing in...Read More

Uttar Pradesh breaks all Covid-19 records

Uttar Pradesh breaks all Covid-19 records

Registers 6,233 new cases, corona tally close to 2.25 lakh-mark

Scientists develop prototype coronavirus breathalyser test

Scientists develop prototype coronavirus breathalyser test

The device is made of an array of gold nanoparticles linked to molecules that are sensitive to various volatile organic compounds (VOCs),...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State reports 13,164 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 6,28,642

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State reports 13,164 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 6,28,642

Maharashtra, on Wednesday, reported the highest single-day jump of 13,164 COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 6,28,642. The previous sing...Read More

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad visits Bihar hospitals; bats for increased COVID-19 testing

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad visits Bihar hospitals; bats for increased COVID-19 testing

As Bihar’s COVID-19 case tally approaches the 1 lakh mark, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has urged officials to ramp up testing. Pr...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State COVID-19 count crosses 4 lakh-mark, records 9,211 new cases

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State COVID-19 count crosses 4 lakh-mark, records 9,211 new cases

After reporting less than 8,000 cases for the last two consecutive days, the cases in the state breached the 4 lakh mark on Wednesday. Ma...Read More

4.2 lakh Covid tests a day; 49,000 cases

4.2 lakh Covid tests a day; 49,000 cases

New DelhiIndia scaled up its Covid-19 testing capacity to a record 4,20,898 in a single day even as a total of 1,58,49,068 persons have b...Read More

Matunga elderly couple declared positive without undergoing test

Matunga elderly couple declared positive without undergoing test

Imagine suddenly one day you get a call, informing you that you have tested positive for COVID-19, when you have not undergone any test f...Read More

COVID-19 testing of plane, ship wastewater can be valuable contact tracing tool, study says

COVID-19 testing of plane, ship wastewater can be valuable contact tracing tool, study says

Melbourne, Jul 20 (PTI) Testing of aircraft and cruise ship wastewater upon arriving at their destination for the genetic fragments of th...Read More

FPJ Edit: Testing not a panacea for preventing spread

FPJ Edit: Testing not a panacea for preventing spread

In the US you can walk across to the high-street and ask to be tested for the coronavirus. Despite easy access to testing without any que...Read More

COVID-19 test without prescription: Mumbai labs report 15-25% rise in calls

COVID-19 test without prescription: Mumbai labs report 15-25% rise in calls

Laboratory managers have said random testing will only increase their workload and this may lead to backlogs or delays in submitting repo...Read More

Data mismatch: Is govt inflating test figures?

Data mismatch: Is govt inflating test figures?

New DelhiThe health ministry said 3,46,459 coronavirus tests were conducted in a single day on Monday and claimed the country crossed the...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Amid rise in cases, BMC plans to to ramp up COVID-19 testing

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Amid rise in cases, BMC plans to to ramp up COVID-19 testing

Will conduct around 7,000 tests per day from current 3,500-5,000

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State crosses 10L mark for COVID-19 testing

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State crosses 10L mark for COVID-19 testing

Records 27,953 single day tests on Thursday

Ex-CM demands optimum utilisation of testing facilities

Ex-CM demands optimum utilisation of testing facilities

Claiming that an adequate number of tests were not being conducted in Mumbai to detect active cases of COVID-19, Leader of the Opposition...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: In HW ward, ALMs, BMC to conduct aggressive testing to contain spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus in Mumbai: In HW ward, ALMs, BMC to conduct aggressive testing to contain spread of COVID-19

There has been a spike in the new COVID-19 cases at the HW award, wherein noticeably it has been found that the new cases have spiralled ...Read More

India’s COVID-19 condition is chronic

India’s COVID-19 condition is chronic

The Unlock 1.0, which came into force on June 8, has led to a spurt in cases in most states, which is largely blamed on reverse migration...Read More

COVID-19 testing in Maha has doubled: Tope

COVID-19 testing in Maha has doubled: Tope

Tope said Maharashtra is testing 5,847 persons per million, higher than the national-level rate of 4,610, and double than its earlier figure

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC says will allow patients to directly receive their COVID-19 test reports

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC says will allow patients to directly receive their COVID-19 test reports

An investigation by the BMC had revealed violation of the rules issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) rules by 35 priva...Read More

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