Rapid Antigen Test
India  /  Published 12.09.22

Breath analyser tests for aviation personnel to continue

The Delhi High Court has said that the conduct of breath analyser tests (BATs) for staff of Air Traffic Controllers, commercial pilots, cabin crew, and other staff members shall continue as per the gu...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 01.02.22

Health experts spot RAT link in Covid positivity dip in Bengal

Public health experts, while acknowledging the importance of RAT in testing people quickly while a pandemic is raging, pointed out that RAT should not be taken as a conclusive test for being ‘ne...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Covid patients in Kolkata seek medical help after turning critical

Clots in the lungs, sudden unconsciousness leading to a comatose stage and lung fibrosis. Several Covid patients are now coming to hospitals in Kolkata with these and other serious complications afte...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Kolkatans opt for self-test Covid kits instead of confirmatory RT-PCR test

Self-testing and no-testing are making many Covid patients in Kolkata turn critical in the third wave of the pandemic, doctors have said. This time, the majority of those testing positive for Covid a...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Kolkata sees drop in Covid test numbers amid surge

People are no longer rushing to get tested if they have fever or cough, following reports that most Covid patients in the third wave of infections are having only mild symptoms, public health experts ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


States  /  Published 11.01.22

Entry trouble on Sikkim border

 Conditions imposed on the entry of all persons, including tourists, to Sikkim by the state government at the eleventh hour created chaos at the border points, particularly at Rangpo in east Sikk...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

World  /  Published 10.01.22

US: Covid tests eat into family budgets

Many Americans have been waiting in long lines at free testing sites since before the Christmas and New Year’s holiday rush. Plenty of others are avoiding the lines and paying $20 or more for ov...
By Adeel Hassan, Anna P. Kambhampaty

News  /  Published 06.01.22

RAT camps at New Town complexes

Many New Town residents have tested Covid positive at rapid antigen test (RAT) camps held at multiple locations in the satellite city. A New Town Kolkata Development Authority official said they had ...
By Snehal sengupta in New Town

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.21

Stir may derail Covid screening

Contractual healthcare workers deployed at railway stations, bus stands and airport in Ranchi to conduct Covid tests of incoming have threatened to go on strike as a mark of protest against the non-pa...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.21

State: alarm over rising cases

Jharkhand health department has directed all deputy commissioners to ensure Covid tests for inter-district travellers at entry points of the districts in the wake of a rise in the active caseload of C...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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