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Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra
'Drop In Covid-19 Cases In Odisha Is Due To Less Covid-19 Testing For Cyclone Yaas'

Although the Covid-19 testing has decreased in the State in view of cyclone since the last two-three days, the usual test positivity rate (TPR) has declined from over 20 per cent to 14 per cent.

Odisha: Ganjam Admin Issues SOP For Covid Appropriate Behaviour To Prevent Spike; Check Details
Ganjam Collector Urges People To Get Tested For Covid Before Marriage 

Ganjam district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday called upon the residents of the district to definitely get tested for Covid before organising or participating in marriage ceremonies. 

ICMR
ICMR Revises COVID-19 Testing Strategy, Migrants With ILI Symptoms Will Be Tested Within 7 Days

New Delhi: Revising its strategy for COVID-19 testing, ICMR said on Monday that returnees and migrants who show symptoms for influenza-like illness will be tested for coronavirus infection within seven days of ailment and stressed that no emergency clinical procedure, including deliveries, should be delayed for lack of testing. The Indian Council of Medical Research […]

Covid Testing
Odisha To Begin Covid Testing In Private Labs Soon!

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha continuing to see a considerable surge in cases of novel-Coronavirus on a daily basis, the State Health Department has now decided to rope in private laboratories to facilitate more aggressive Covid testing. Health Minister Naba Das on Thursday informed that since ICMR has already given a green signal to begin testing in […]

CSIR-IICT
CSIR-IICT Develops Affordable RT-PCR Kit For COVID-19 Testing

Hyderabad: Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research-India Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) on Saturday announced that it has developed indigenous RT-PCR kits for COVID-19 testing in partnership with Genomix Biotech CSIR-IICT developed an affordable reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) kit indigenously using recombinant technology for the production of several enzymes used in the kit and […]

Lav-Agrawal
COVID19: Numbers Can Be Exponential, Resurge In Cases Abroad Cause Of Concern: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday said that as the country is dealing with an infectious pandemic, the number of the cases may be exponential but the government is adequately prepared for management of coronavirus cases. Addressing the daily press briefing, Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agarwal said: “This is a […]