Rt Pcr Tests
Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Bengal: no kits to ramp up tests

A shortage of Covid testing kits has resulted in many suspected patients being turned away from testing centres, while several centres are taking more than two days to deliver the results. A number o...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.04.21

Kumbh returnees in Odisha test positive

Twenty-three Kumbh mela returnees have so far tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha. While 13 were found to be infected with the virus while undergoing RT-PCR tests at the Cuttack railway station th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

States  /  Published 21.04.21

Sikkim extends closure of offices

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Tuesday extended the closure of all educational institutions, both government and private, for another 10 days and also announced that all government and p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.21

CT scan to detect mutated variants

The state health department has admitted that mutated variants of the coronavirus were capable of dodging RT PCR tests, thereby recommending that those with Covid-19 symptoms under...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Behaviour that fans pandemic

A 50-year-old man who tested positive for Covid needed to get admitted to hospital on Sunday evening. The resident of Dhakuria and his relatives first tried to hire an ambulance. “There was no ...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.21

Dhanbad intensifies Covid-19 testing

Intended at ensuring prevention of spread of Covid-19, the Dhanbad district administration on Tuesday launched a drive for intensive testing at all the hotspots in the districts, starting off with Sur...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Sports  /  Published 10.04.21

IPL: Covid-negative report must at Wankhede

The Mumbai Cricket Association has asked its Apex Council members to produce a Covid-19 negative certificate in order to enter the Wankhede stadium, which will host 10 matches of the 14th edition of t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.04.21

On-campus Covid test for schools

The East Singhbhum district health department began conducting Covid tests on students of private English medium schools in Jamshedpur on Tuesday starting with&...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 02.04.21

Covid vaccine on holidays too as cases rise

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.21

Database of high-risk patients

The Jharkhand health department has asked all the deputy commissioners of 24 districts to prepare a database of immune-compromised and high risk patients at the earliest and conduct routine RT-PCR and...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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