Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Mahabubnagar Collector urges officials to make villages Covid-free

Addressing doctors, POs and supervisors through a video conference here, he said a coordinated effort from all departments was required to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the district.

Ramp up testing, High Court tells State

Taking note of the collective submissions made by Senior Counsel L Ravichander, Prabhakar Chikkudu, Vasuda Nagaraj, and others, the panel also directed the Centre to file a detailed affidavit explaining the deficiencies by April 27

Telangana bracing for second wave of Covid

Will adopt three-pronged strategy to check the virus in the State, say health officials

TPNW: Towards abolishing nuke weapons

States are also prohibited from using or threatening to use nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices.

VP Naidu urges Centre to consider Telangana request for vaccine lab

Speaking to Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Thursday, Naidu referred to the request made by IT Minister KT Rama Rao to him in this regard.

No new Covid cases in Dharavi for first time since outbreak

"Dharavi model underlines importance of community-based model and community participation in any public health crisis," said Dr Pradeep Awate, Maharashtra State Surveillance Officer

Cipla launches rapid antigen test for Covid-19 diagnosis

The test is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus antigen in the patient's body, generating results within 15-20 minutes.

Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates 2,000 Amma mini-clinics for COVID-19 testing

On December 13, Tamil Nadu reported 1,195 new cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of total cases to 7,98,888.

Frequent, rapid testing can cripple Covid within weeks: Study

"Our big picture finding is that, when it comes to public health, it's better to have a less sensitive test with results today than a more sensitive one with results tomorrow," said study lead author Daniel Larremore from the University of Colorado Boulder in the US.

South Australia announces six-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown

A total of 22 cases have now been linked to a cluster that emerged from an Adelaide hotel used to quarantine travellers from overseas.

Diesel Loco Shed-Waltair’s special feat

The Chemical & Metallurgical Laboratory of Diesel Loco Shed is the first Laboratory among Shed in Indian Railway to achieve this feat.

With very high COVID-19 testing, India’s positivity rate fallen below 8 pc: MoHFW

With a spike of 62,212 new cases and 837 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count reached 74,32,681 on Saturday.

Karnataka to triple COVID-19 testing; labs to be set up in PPP model

The state has achieved a new milestone by conducting 50 lakhs COVID-19 tests so far and the government was aiming to increase the number of daily tests.

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