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Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): In a move to increase the current testing capacity for COVID-19 in India, orders have been placed for close to 6.3 million (63 lakh) RT-PCR testing kits.
New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): The number of RT-PCR test for detection of COVID-19 conducted in India crossed the one million mark, revealed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday.
New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has crossed over one million RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 on Saturday evening marking a big landmark, ICMR officials told ANI.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 1 (ANI): About 60 Indian firms have got approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for RT-PCR testing kits for COVID-19. Out of the 60 companies, five firms got approval for indigenously manufactured kits and 55 others for imported kits.
New Delhi [India], April 30 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in India has increased to 11 days while comorbidity was found in 78 per cent of the coronavirus deaths.
New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that the country will be able to produce indigenous coronavirus-testing kits by May.
New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that sufficient amount of testing kits are available in the country and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is working as per the need.
New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday advised the State governments to go for the RT-PCR test, which "detects the virus early and is the best strategy to identify and isolate the individual."
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): China supplied nearly 400 tonnes of coronavirus-related medical supplies including RT-PCR test kits, Rapid Antibody Tests, PPE kits and thermometers, said Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday adding that 20 more flights are expected to bring more suppli
Patiala (Punjab) [India], April 23 (ANI): KBS Sidhu, Special Chief Secretary, Punjab on Thursday said all 49 samples taken at the Safabadi Gate in Patiala City have tested negative for coronavirus.
New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has directed all States/UTs to follow fresh protocol under which the rapid antibody test should be used only for the surveillance purpose, while reiterating the RT-PCR tests must be continued vigorously as the p
New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): With another instalment for RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction) kits, India has a sufficient number of RT-PCR kits, said ICMR's head scientist Dr Raman R Gangakhedkar said at the daily media briefing on COVID-19 situation.