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A record 72,000 COVID-19 tests conducted on a single day in State
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A record 72,000 COVID-19 tests conducted on a single day in State

August 31, 2020

Bengaluru: Even as the State is witnessing an alarming increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the State Government conducted a record 72,684 tests in Karnataka on a single day on Saturday, which also saw 8,324 positive cases. So far, a total of 27,85,718 people in the State have undergone COVID-19 test and 3,27,076 people…

Rush for COVID Test
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Rush for COVID Test

August 27, 2020

Health Department plans Sero survey in Mysuru  Mysore/Mysuru: People braved hot sun this morning and stood in a long queue in front of the Town Hall where Rapid Antigen Tests were being conducted to identify COVID-19 infected persons and to check the spread of the disease.  Serpentine queue was witnessed and people had come voluntarily…

CFTRI staff undergo swab test
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CFTRI staff undergo swab test

August 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A swab test began for the staff of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) here this morning. It is being jointly organised by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), District Health and Family Welfare and CFTRI.  Today, 150 staff members have registered their names for the swab test and the rest 250 will undergo in the…

COVID testing resumes in Mysuru after 4 days
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COVID testing resumes in Mysuru after 4 days

August 24, 2020

Doctors, healthcare workers return to work; people line up to give throat swab samples Mysore/Mysuru: In a major relief to Mysuru District that is combating the rising cases of COVID-19 contagion and the resultant deaths, hundreds of Government doctors and allied health personnel resumed work this morning after four days.  They restarted the healthcare machinery…

Yet another Swab Testing Centre opened at K.R. Constituency
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Yet another Swab Testing Centre opened at K.R. Constituency

August 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), another Swab Testing Centre has been opened at Karnataka Public School premises, behind Somani College in Kuvempunagar, which was launched by K.R. Constituency MLA S.A. Ramdas yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Ramdas said that this testing centre would be helpful for people of…

City gets one more COVID Testing Lab
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City gets one more COVID Testing Lab

August 10, 2020

DC opens Lab set up by CSIR-CFTRI at Govt. Ayurveda Hi-tech Panchakarma Hospital on KRS Road Mysore/Mysuru: The new CSIR-CFTRI COVID Testing Laboratory, which has been set up at the Government Ayurveda Hi-tech Panchakarma Hospital at Brindavan Extension on KRS Road was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar this morning. Speaking after inaugurating…

CFTRI to set up COVID Testing Laboratory
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CFTRI to set up COVID Testing Laboratory

August 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: To support the Mysuru District Administration in its fight against Coronavirus, city-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) will set up an advanced COVID Testing Laboratory to scale up testing process.  Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar told Star of Mysore that up to 300 samples per day can be tested in this lab….

New COVID Test Centre at Town Hall
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New COVID Test Centre at Town Hall

August 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In an effort to encourage people to voluntarily get tested for COVID-19, the Mysuru District Administration has opened a new swab-collection centre at Town Hall in city which has begun its operation since yesterday.  The newly opened swab-collection centre is now available to public where anyone with symptoms can just walk in, register their…

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