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India  /  Published 06.03.21

Test, track & treat, Centre tells Covid surge states

The Centre has asked states and Union territories witnessing a surge of new Covid-19 cases and high active caseload to continue with the strategy of "test, track and treat" that had yielded ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

Mandatory Covid test for all MLAs

The Jharkhand Assembly secretariat issued an order on Tuesday for compulsory Covid-19 testing for all MLAs and officials three days prior to the beginning of th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.02.21

Karnataka test-must order hits Kerala

By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.21

Covid test data audit ordered

The Jharkhand health department has directed all 24 districts to undertake independent audits of Covid-19 testing data in the wake of a massive testing fraud that has surfaced in neighbouring Bihar, p...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.21

Covid test drive across steel city

Civic authorities organised Covid-19 tests across several areas of the steel city on Wednesday, the RT-PCR test drive carrying on for a full three hours from 11am. Officials of the East Singhbhum dis...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur


Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Reluctance to get tested worries doctors

The number of people turning up for Covid-19 tests has gone down significantly over the last few weeks leaving doctors worried about the fallout both in treating those who develop complications after ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.20

UK returnees test negative

Six residents of the east Singhbhum district on Saturday, who returned from the United Kingdom between December 11 and December 20, tested negative on Saturday, making health officials heave a sigh of...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 05.12.20

SC: Plea for uniform RT-PCR test cost

A plea in the Supreme Court, filed on Saturday, sought a direction to the Centre to make sure refunds are paid for ‘exorbitant’ amounts charged by hospitals and private labs to conduct Rev...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.20

RT-PCR test becomes cheaper in Bengal

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday capped the cost of RT-PCR testing for Covid-19 at Rs 950 in Bengal’s private facilities, down from the existing Rs 1,500. “The state now has 95 ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

‘Feluda’ for faster Covid test results

A home-grown paper strip diagnostic test kit for Covid-19 that could cut the waiting time for results by several hours will be available in New Delhi by the first week of December and “shortly t...


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