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COVID-19 grips Kashmir as authorities limit testing, allow tourists, markets remain chock-a-block ahead of Eid
India

COVID-19 grips Kashmir as authorities limit testing, allow tourists, markets remain chock-a-block ahead of Eid

Medical experts have flagged the issue of the fast spread of COVID-19 in Kashmir which they said could further flare up

Coronavirus Updates: EC moves SC against 'disparaging' remarks by Madras HC on COVID-19 protocol at rallies
India

Coronavirus Updates: EC moves SC against 'disparaging' remarks by Madras HC on COVID-19 protocol at rallies

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The HC had observed that the EC "should be put on murder charges probably" as political parties flouted COVID-19 protocol in rallies

Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability
India

Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability

On the availability of medical oxygen, the court noted that the 'the situation is very, very bad' and added, 'We have found that people are not getting oxygen in 24 hours'

What CT value in COVID-19 RT-PCR test is; steps to calculate
India

What CT value in COVID-19 RT-PCR test is; steps to calculate

The CT value refers to the number of cycles needed to amplify the viral RNA to a detectable level

Centre discusses fresh spurt in COVID-19 cases with states, advises strict surveillance and testing
India

Centre discusses fresh spurt in COVID-19 cases with states, advises strict surveillance and testing

States were also advised to undertake vaccination on priority in districts reporting higher cases, and monitor mutant strain and clustering of cases for early hotspot identification and control

Delhi makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory for travellers arriving from five states
India

Delhi makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory for travellers arriving from five states

People arriving from Maharashtra Kerala, Chhattisgarh, MP and Punjab will have to show a negative RT-PCR test from 27 February to 15 March

UK-India flights resume; chaos at Delhi airport after last minute modifications in quarantine rules
India

UK-India flights resume; chaos at Delhi airport after last minute modifications in quarantine rules

Passenger flights resumed from the UK to India in limited numbers from Friday onwards after remaining suspended for 16 days due to the emergence of a new coronavirus variant in that country

Delhi govt directs private labs to reduce price of RT-PCR COVID-19 test from Rs 2,400 to Rs 800
India

Delhi govt directs private labs to reduce price of RT-PCR COVID-19 test from Rs 2,400 to Rs 800

However, the testing of samples collected through home visits will cost Rs 1,200. All labs and hospitals have also been asked to display the revised rates at a prominent place within 24 hours

Delhi govt asks pvt hospitals to keep reserved beds vacant; COVID death rate to come down in 2-3 weeks, says Jain
India

Delhi govt asks pvt hospitals to keep reserved beds vacant; COVID death rate to come down in 2-3 weeks, says Jain

At least five persons died due to COVID-19 every hour on an average in Delhi on Sunday, while the country reported an average of 21 deaths per hour in this period

Parliamentary panel red flags rapid antigen tests: A look at what makes the testing method contentious
India

Parliamentary panel red flags rapid antigen tests: A look at what makes the testing method contentious

While experts say that rapid antigen tests can help countries with out-of-control outbreaks, India’s practice of conflating the data from rapid tests and RT-PCR tests risks painting an incomplete picture of its infection rates

Centre makes 7-day paid quarantine mandatory for passengers flying into India from 8 Aug
India

Centre makes 7-day paid quarantine mandatory for passengers flying into India from 8 Aug

According to the revised guidelines, exceptions will be given to humans in distress, pregnant women, parents accompanying children below 10 years of age as well those having death in family or serious illness

German study finds dogs can sniff out COVID-19 patients with infectious microbe, claims 94% success rate
Health

German study finds dogs can sniff out COVID-19 patients with infectious microbe, claims 94% success rate

Dogs are also shown to be able to detect various diseases including cancer, malaria, and various kinds of bacterial and viral infections.

COVID-19 Testing: US FDA approves new antigen test for the detection of coronavirus infection
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COVID-19 Testing: US FDA approves new antigen test for the detection of coronavirus infection

On average, a single RT-PCR test can take up to 12-24 hours to give the results whereas this new antigen test can show results within a few minutes.