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Educational institutions, offices directed to arrange mandatory institutional quarantine for students, employees entering Karnataka from Kerala

The circular states that arrivals from Kerala—other than students or employees— should produce RT-PCR negative reports and remain in home quarantine for seven days

Published on 2nd September 2021
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Students allowed free travel in Tamil Nadu transport buses by showing ID cards

The government has issued an order that college students from Kerala who are studying in Tamil Nadu will have to produce vaccination certificates and RT-PCR negative certificates taken within 72 hours

Published on 31st August 2021
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COVID-19: Schools to close down in Himachal Pradesh till August 22, teaching and non-teaching staff to continue on-campus work

Tourists need to carry RT-PCR negative reports of a minimum of 72 hours. However, Rapid Antigen Tests report of 24 hours or Vaccination Certificate with both doses would also be accepted

Published on 11th August 2021
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Now you can get tested for COVID-19 at just Rs 299 with French firm PathStore's new kit

The deployment of the company's highly affordable RT-PCR test will help in the functioning of tourism, industrial and retail sectors, PathStore said in a statement

Published on 6th July 2021
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70 students, faculty members test positive for COVID-19 in Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

In the last 210 days, the institute conducted 3,917 tests, both the rapid antigen and RT-PCR, for the detection of coronavirus

Published on 30th March 2021
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University of Hyderabad to reopen campus for 2000 more students: COVID test, 3-day isolation mandatory

The administration has mandated that all the students returning in the latest phase should produce a COVID-negative report from an RT-PCR test, sign an undertaking 

Published on 11th March 2021
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Hockey India to organise level '1' coaching course in New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, applicants can enrol online

Each of the candidates undertaking the course has to submit a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report with the test taken within 72 hours of arrival at the venue of the course

Published on 17th January 2021
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Bring down COVID-19 positivity rate under 5%, increase RT-PCR tests: PM Modi to CMs

The Prime Minister said that the ratio of RT-PCR tests and monitoring of patients in isolation should be increased. He urged the chief ministers to share their feedback in writing on the COVID-19 stra

Published on 24th November 2020
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This technique could speed up COVID-19 testing, say scientists from Germany

The researchers noted that quantitative RT-PCR can successfully detect viral RNA but requires expensive machinery and chemical reagents that can sometimes be in short supply

Published on 28th July 2020
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Pune reports the first-ever case of vertical transmission of COVID-19 from mother to daughter

The hospital said the mother had tested negative for COVID-19 via RT-PCR test but "had evidence of COVID infection"

Published on 28th July 2020
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launches India's first mobile laboratory for COVID-19 testing

Explaining the scope of this lab, Vardhan said, "It has the capability to perform 25 RT-PCR tests per day, 300 ELISA tests per day and additional tests for TB, HIV as per CGHS rates."

Published on 18th June 2020
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Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology develops time, cost effective COVID-19 test

In the new method, the samples need not be put through the VTM and would be ready for the Reverse Transcriptase- Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test within minutes in dry forms

Published on 17th June 2020
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False-negative COVID-19 test results may lead to chaos, says new study

The sensitivity of reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing and overall test performance characteristics have not been reported clearly

Published on 10th April 2020

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