Health Minister Satyendar Jain’s statement came soon after six people who flew into Delhi from abroad were admitted to the Lok Nayak Hospital and four of them tested positive for COVID-19
As of now, 13 CSIR labs are engaged in RT-PCR testing and the partnership aims to expand the capacity to 37 laboratories.
ICMR has approved Pune-based Mylab Discovery Solutions' kit making it easy for people to test themselves for COVID at home.
The notice was sent due to a petition filed by advocate Ajay Agrawal, who sought a cap of Rs 400 on test prices.
In some states, Thyrocare has been told not to pick up samples, verbally, said A Velumani, CMD & CEO of Thyrocare Technologies
State officials say Bihar is now carrying out 1.5 lakh tests a day against 17,000 daily tests in the last week of July. Despite the nine-fold increase in testing, the number of people testing positive each day has fallen from 17 percent in late July to just 1.4 percent now.
The health ministry also noted that standardised clinical management protocols have led to a downward trend in the case fatality rate – down to 2.35 percent in July, which is the among the lowest fatality rates in the world
As of now each government fever clinic has received 12 antigen test kits consisting of 25 tests each, as of July 11th
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The move follows an advisory by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) director-general Balram Bhargava
The private sector accounts for 30 percent of India’s testing facilities and is considered to be pitching in less than expected in tackling COVID-19
As COVID-19 pandemic spread quickly, India faced twin challenge - short supply of testing swabs and those imported from China at a steep price of Rs 17 per stick were proving to be inferior.
The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 414 and the number of cases to 12,380 in the country on Thursday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
Transportation disruption, especially inter-state, has further exacerbated the issue
The development was reported by the the Science Ministry of the German State of Hessen via a media statement
The study tested Kaletra, a combination of two antiviral medicines, lopinavir and ritonavir, that are normally used to treat HIV
The work also entails design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of vertical turbine pumping machineries, it said adding that the project is scheduled to be completed in 24 months.
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"The FSSAI has notified 82 NABL accredited laboratoroes for the purposes of carrying out the analysis of food samples taken under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and Rules and Regulations made there under," the regulator said in its order updated on its website.
Nestle India's Maggi, after been declared unfit by FSSCI, has come under the scanner of international regulators in US, UK and Canada.
Most cars sold in India do not undergo a frontal crash test even though cars Indian automakers sell abroad are crash-test compliant.
The frame and cycle parts have been borrowed from the Discover 125ST which means you get a front disc brake, wide and comfortable seat and a monoshock rear suspension.
Strengthens capital integration strategy with addition of Xyratex's HDD test business.
New PerfectStorm platform validates applications, security, storage, networking, voice and video in today's datacentre at near terabit performance levels.
It will enable India to test IT and electronics products and issue certificates, which will be acceptable internationally.