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90-minute British DnaNudge COVID-19 test is accurate, Lancet study finds

The ability to correctly identify positive cases is at 94.4% and a specificity – correctly identifying those without the disease – at 100%

18 Sep 2020 3:58 PM

Centre tells states, UTs to retest all symptomatic negative cases of antigen tests

The Union ministry stated that such symptomatic negative cases could remain RT-PCT untested and spread the disease among their contacts.

10 Sep 2020 2:17 PM

Centre urges 140 tests per million in all districts as coronavirus surges across India

The meeting was convened at a time when coronavirus pandemic cases have refused to show a downward trend

28 Aug 2020 12:34 PM

Limited testing supplies? Rwandan researchers make use of pool testing

Some experts, and even the researchers, had initially noted concerns that the complexity of the approach could deter its widespread use

13 Aug 2020 2:38 PM

Modi to CMs in video conference: Defeat coronavirus in your states so we can emerge winner

Modi said the recovery rate has gone up which, he added, meant that government efforts have proved to be effective.

11 Aug 2020 3:11 PM

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For the first time in five days, coronavirus single-day tally dips below 55K

There are 6,39,929 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country presently

11 Aug 2020 12:08 PM

COVID-19 pandemic: India crosses 17-lakh cases mark after record surge in a single day

Recoveries, meanwhile, crossed the 11-lakh mark

01 Aug 2020 12:13 PM

Israeli firm developing coronavirus breathalyser test

NanoScent, the firm making the test kits, said an extensive trial within Israel delivered results with 85 percent accuracy

24 Jul 2020 11:29 AM

US labs buckle under pressure as testing surge

Over 700,000 people are tested per day in US, while California and Florida states still top the charts with highest number of infections

23 Jul 2020 4:32 PM

India has second largest number of coronavirus tests, right after US: White House

As per official records, US has done more than 42 million tests, while the second-highest number is 12 million from India

17 Jul 2020 10:30 AM

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Doctor's prescription not required for COVID-19 test in Mumbai: BMC

The decision was taken after laboratories and doctors reported hurdles in testing mechanism leading to delay in detection of cases

08 Jul 2020 12:50 AM

Need more coronavirus testing, say experts as cases cross 7 lakh mark in India

India's coronavirus infections increased to 7,19,665, while the death toll climbed to 20,160.

07 Jul 2020 12:42 PM

COVID-19 continues to trouble India as Centre revises treatment protocol for patients

During the last 24 hours, 14,335 patients have been discharged, taking the cumulative figure to 3,94,226.

04 Jul 2020 9:01 PM

Bombay High Court directs Maharashtra govt to conduct random COVID-19 tests in jails

The Court also asked the authorities to notify details of nearly 35 temporary jails it has formed across nearly 27 districts

03 Jul 2020 12:38 PM

With over 20K cases in a day, India's coronavirus cases now stand at 6,25,544

The country recorded 20,903 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours.

03 Jul 2020 11:56 AM

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Maharashtra's COVID-19 nightmare: State added over 1 lakh cases in June

At the start of June, there were 70,013 COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, which soared to 1,74,761 lakh by the end of June.

03 Jul 2020 2:38 AM

India's coronavirus tally crosses 6 lakh mark in a span of just five days

The COVID-19 case load increased to 6,04,641 while 434 people have succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours

02 Jul 2020 11:08 AM

Centre asks states to ramp up testing as India's COVID-19 struggle continues

India on Wednesday registered 18,653 fresh cases of the coronavirus, taking its overall tally to 5,85,493

02 Jul 2020 10:40 AM

With 18,000 new cases, coronavirus tally crosses 5.6 lakh in India

The number of active cases stands at 2,15,125, while 3,34,821 people have recovered.

30 Jun 2020 12:54 PM

Rahul Gandhi's latest diatribe: Modi government has no plan to defeat coronavirus

India's COVID-19 tally raced past five lakh on Saturday with the highest single-day surge of 18,552 cases.

27 Jun 2020 12:21 PM

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