Indian Council Of Medical Research Icmr
Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Bengal calls for ICMR antigen test guideline change

People with negative antigen test results at fever clinics in medical colleges and hospitals need not immediately go for an RT-PCR test unless they have other symptoms, the state health department has...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.07.20

Covid: India's tally crosses 16-lakh mark

With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India's Covid-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15-lakh mark, while the number of recoveries rose to...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.07.20

India's Covid tally crosses 15-lakh mark

India's Covid-19 tally went past 15 lakh on Wednesday, two days after it crossed the 14-lakh mark, with 48,513 fresh cases recorded in a day while the recoveries surged to 9,88,029, according to t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Centre planning to double Covid-19 testing capacity

India will seek to double its testing capacity to diagnose the new coronavirus from the current 5 lakh samples to 10 lakh samples daily, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, inaugurating three...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 27.07.20

Cities to get test ramp-up lab today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday inaugurate via a video link high-throughout automatic machines for the diagnosis of the new coronavirus in Calcutta, Mumbai and Noida that could collectivel...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.20

Bihar: Minister and health secy clash

A fight erupted over the deteriorating coronavirus pandemic situation in Bihar at the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar, with health minister Mangal Pandey accusing his principal ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 26.07.20

Cases climb to 13,85,522, death toll now 32,063

   With 48,661 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 13,85,522 on Sunday, while the recoveries mounted to 8,85,576, according to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.07.20

Ranchi: hotels say no to plan

Hoteliers in Ranchi are reluctant to house Covid patients fearing major revenue loss in future due to the stigma associated with Novel Coronavirus and an exodus of panic-stricken hotel employees as a ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Lab figures imply tilt towards herd immunity

Ten cities may have greater proportions of people infected with the new coronavirus than the 23 per cent observed in Delhi by a health ministry agency, a private diagnostic lab chain suggested on Wedn...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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