Tag: RT-PCR

COVID-19: ‘Partial lockdown’ in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad during Mar 11-Apr 4

In view of the spike in coronavirus cases, the administration in Maharashtra‘s Aurangabad on Sunday decided to impose a “partial lockdown” in the district between...

Pioneering paws: Indian Army using dogs to detect Covid-19 to cut time delay | India News

NEW DELHI: In a first for the country, the Indian Army is using its dogs for quick detection of Covid-19 to cut down time delays...

New UK strain: 8 samples taken in Delhi positive; 7 in quarantine at LNJP

NEW DELHI: Samples of eight of 14 UK returnees, who arrived in Delhi between December 21 and 22, have tested positive for the new strain...

14 more UK returnees test positive for new strain of coronavirus; total 20 | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty people who returned to India from the United Kingdom have tested positive for the new UK variant genome of SARS-CoV-2 so far,...

Genome sequencing of all Covid-19 positive flyers who arrived in India from Dec 9 to 22 | India News

NEW DELHI: All international passengers who arrived in India from December 9 to 22 and tested positive for Covid-19 will be subjected to genome sequencing...

2020: When Indian scientists shifted focus to COVID-19 and made huge strides

NEW DELHI: India reported its first case of COVID-19 in the last week of January and scientists have been on the research treadmill ever since,...

Amit Shah launches mobile RT-PCR lab in Delhi; will conduct free COVID tests

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday launched a mobile laboratory that will conduct free RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 here and the results will be...

Controlling coronavirus spread till vaccine arrival on the agenda for Modi’s meeting with CMs

NEW DELHI: Controlling a possible second wave of Covid-19 this winter till a vaccine comes is top on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s...

Questionable testing belies India’s drop in Covid infections | India News

India’s daily coronavirus infections have been cut to half since a peak of more than 97,000 in mid-September, but the significant drop has raised fresh...

Covid-19: Number of tests has risen, but bottlenecks exist

NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Last month when Siddharth Sharma, a resident of Noida, fell sick with flu-like symptoms, doctors advised him to get a Covid-19...

India’s Feluda Covid-19 test cheaper, faster alternative to RT-PCR, say scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: More accurate than a rapid antigen test and almost as quick, India’s CRISPR ‘Feluda‘ Covid-19 test that changes colour on detection of the...

Fear of second coronavirus wave as people moving out: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday expressed apprehensions of a “second wave” of coronavirus transmission as more people are moving out for work,...

Parliament’s monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week

NEW DELHI: The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament is likely to be curtailed and may end by the middle of next week in view of...

Mega project desi RT-PCR reagents & kits launched in B’luru | India News

BENGALURU: A project to indigenously manufacture — in bulk and at much lower costs — all reagents needed for RT-PCR-based and other molecular methods of...