CORONAVIRUS TESTING KITS
Covid-19: 10 states, 1 UT to allow rapid antigen tests
After Delhi and Maharashtra, states of Telangana, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Assam, West Bengal, Karnataka and the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will deploy the rapid antigen testing kits in containment zones, according to sources.
Covid-19 in Delhi: CM Kejriwal thanks Centre for providing testing kits in time
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejrwal expressed gratefulness to...
Started serological survey to ascertain level of coronavirus spread in the city: Arvind Kejriwal
In the last one week, the number of beds has...
Government certifies nearly 80 Made-in-India Coronavirus testing kits
So far largely USFDA approved kits were permitted in India due to paucity of validation and certifications labs in the country as a result of which several hundreds of applications by start-ups were stuck for approval, a senior government official said.
Brazil President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
Bolsonaro has repeatedly defied local guidelines to wear a mask in public, even after a judge ordered him to do so in late June. Bolsonaro has also railed against social distancing rules supported by the World Health Organization.
Novak Djokovic, wife test negative for coronavirus
The tennis player had tested positive after playing in an exhibition series he organised in Serbia and Croatia.
Delhi deploys antibody test, but no clarity on price and kit
An owner of a private diagnostic chain, who did not wish to be identified, said, “We have no clarity on the amount of money we can charge. There are numerous testing kits in the market and there is a Rs 200-400 price difference.”
Why China face-off unlikely to impact 'atmanirbhar' India's coronavirus fight
The Galwan valley face-off with China is unlikely to affect India's COVID-19 fight as - medical experts say - all the essentials, from safet...
Cheaper test kit by IIT Delhi to hit market soon
A Covid-19 testing kit developed by IIT-Delhi and costing half the price of a widely used diagnostic tool is set to hit the market this week.
COVID-19 testing: Coronavirus test price in Delhi capped at Rs 2,400
Delhi government on Thursday announced a price cap at Rs 2,400 for COVID-19 RT-PCR test. Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, in his tweet...
COVID-19 testing: CCMB develops low cost novel RT-nPCR test for coronavirus
Researchers at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), under DST India, have developed a new low-cost & low-tech required test...
IIT Guwahati develops sterile “SPILD” VTM kits, RT-PCR kits and RNA isolation kits
These affordable and sterile Viral Transport Media (VTM) kits, RT-PCR kits and RNA isolation kits have been developed at IIT Guwahati jointly with RR Animal Healthcare Ltd. with inputs from GMCH.
Syngene International soars 5% on Covid-19 test kit deal with HiMedia
The kit has the capacity to test samples together in a single run and generate results within 3 hours.
BMC decides to buy ‘cheaper & faster’ antigen Covid test kits
Commissioner said that the test kits were being procured from a firm in Manesar. The move to procure these kits came in the backdrop of criticism that the civic body was not testing enough, which he said was unwarranted.
Five states to ramp up covid-19 testing using new rapid antigen kits
Covid-19 testing in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh is set to be scaled up over the next two weeks using the newly-approved rapid antigen kit.
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