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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...

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Few takers for CMC Covid test centres

The number of people undergoing Covid-19 tests at the 72 rapid antigen testing centres the Calcutta Municipal Corporation had set up in the past two months is below expectation, civic officials have s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Plan to ramp up Covid tests in Jalpaiguri

The rise in Covid-19 cases across Jalpaiguri district in the past few days prompted the health department to plan an increase in the number of daily tests. Sources in the department said the staff wo...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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