Tag: COVID-19 Testing

Mobile RT-PCR test
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Mobile RT-PCR test

June 27, 2021

MCC deploys vans to conduct on-the-spot test Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has deployed mobile RT-PCR testing vans in all nine zones of city to conduct COVID test on spot in a bid to check the spreading of pandemic. This morning, each mobile team, comprising three Health Inspectors and a Supervisor, was deployed in every…

Serptentine queue at Covid testing centres disappears
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Serptentine queue at Covid testing centres disappears

June 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The number of people coming for COVID test is declining due to pandemic slowing coming under control in the district.  Though, the Corona positive cases were heading southwards, the deaths were still on the higher side thus worrying for the District authorities. The District Administration has opened additional COVID testing centres in city to…

MCC’s door-to-door COVID testing drive
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MCC’s door-to-door COVID testing drive

June 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In yet another exercise to check the spread of COVID, the MCC has launched door-to-door testing by deploying mobile units in all 9 MCC Zonal Offices. Speaking to Star of Mysore, MCC Commissioner G. Lakshmikantha Reddy said that it is important to trace primary and secondary contacts of COVID positive patients in order to…

Mysore University develops new kit for rapid COVID testing
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Mysore University develops new kit for rapid COVID testing

June 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In what could be a major breakthrough in advanced COVID testing, scientists of University of Mysore (UoM) have come up with a new COVID detection kit with an accuracy rate as high as above 90 percent. Announcing this at a press meet at Vijnana Bhavan in Manasagangothri here this morning, Prof. K.S. Rangappa, Distinguished…

Over 3 crore COVID-19 tests conducted in Karnataka
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Over 3 crore COVID-19 tests conducted in Karnataka

June 5, 2021

Bengaluru: Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr. K. Sudhakar on Friday said that over 3 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the State since the pandemic broke out last year. ‘’Karnataka has cumulatively conducted 3,01,49,275 COVID- 19 tests till Wednesday since March 8, 2020, when the pandemic broke out in the State,’’ Dr….

Advise people with Corona symptoms to undergo testing, DC tells Pvt. Hospitals
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Advise people with Corona symptoms to undergo testing, DC tells Pvt. Hospitals

May 27, 2021

Chamarajanagar: Without mincing words, Deputy Commissioner Dr. M.R. Ravi warned that strict action will be initiated against those private hospitals, nursing homes and clinics which will treat patients with the symptoms of fever, cough, breathlessness and cold without subjecting them to COVID test. Addressing a meeting of doctors of private hospitals here yesterday, he asked…

Anxious public throng RT-PCR testing sites in city
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Anxious public throng RT-PCR testing sites in city

May 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Serpentine queues are witnessed at various RT-PCR testing sites in city in the wake of ever-increasing Corona positive cases and deaths in district. The panicked public are standing in long queues in front of Town Hall, near Chikka Gadiyara (Dufferin Clock Tower) and Makkala Koota since morning to get themselves tested. People are coming…

Delay in uploading COVID test results: A total fine of Rs. 20 lakh imposed on Govt. and Private Labs
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Delay in uploading COVID test results: A total fine of Rs. 20 lakh imposed on Govt. and Private Labs

May 26, 2021

Bengaluru: A fine of Rs. 20 lakh has been imposed on Government and Private Laboratories for delay in uploading results of COVID-19 tests, said Deputy Chief Minister and State COVID-19 Ministerial Task Force Chairman Dr. C.N. Ashwathnarayan. These figures were shared by Shalini Rajneesh, State  Nodal Head, In-Charge of COVID Testing, at a meeting convened by the…

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