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COVID-19: India reports highest single-day spike of 26,506 cases
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COVID-19: India reports 22,752 cases, 482 deaths in last 24 hours
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COVID-19 tests in India cross 1 crore mark
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With 22,252 new COVID cases, India crosses 7-lakh mark
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India sees spike of 24,248 COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 6,97,413
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COVID-19: India reports the highest single-day spike of 24,850 new cases
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COVID-19: India reports highest single-day spike of 22,771, recovery rate improved to 60.80 percent
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COVID-19: India reports 18, 653 new cases, 507 deaths
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COVID-19: Death toll in country continues to rise, soon to cross 17,000 mark
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COVID-19: Positive cases to cross 5.5 lakh mark in India
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COVID-19: India records highest single-day spike with 19,906 cases
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Antigen test will begin soon in Rajasthan: CM Gehlot
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COVID-19: India crosses 5 lakh mark, reports highest single day spike
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Maharashtra reports highest 5204 COVID cases in 24 hours, nationwide tally set to cross 5 lakh
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Maharashtra govt is not hiding COVID death toll: State Health Minister
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Maharashtra, TN see highest COVID cases in 24 hrs as nationwide tally approaches 5 lakh
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India sees highest single-day spike of 16,922 COVID-19 cases
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India sees highest single-day spike of 15,968 COVID-19 cases
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COVID-19 cases reach 3.95 lakh in India with highest single-day spike
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14,516 COVID-19 cases reported in highest single day spike, total infections near 4 lakh
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Record 13,856 new cases take COVID tally to 3.8 lakh, toll crosses 12,500 mark
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ICMR's claim to launch COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15 'unscientific gaffe', says Kapil SibalThe comments came after ICMR's letter to Bharat Biotech and principal investigators of medical colleges to complete the trial procedure of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15.
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Key animal testing not being done during vaccine developmentEven as experts have questioned ICMR’s “hurried decision on fast tracking” a potential Covid-19 vaccine being co-developed with Bharat Biotech, the fact remains that mice hold the key in the..
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Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for vaccine by August 15Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan alleged on Saturday that the ICMR's plans to launch a coronavirus vaccine by August 15 was aimed only at enabling the Prime Minister to make a big announcement from..
Covid-19: ICMR’s Aug 15 deadline to vaccine maker stirs a rowAn Indian Council of Medical Research letter which sought fast-tracking of approvals relating to clinical trials and spoke of the launch of a vaccine by August 15 stirred the medical and scientific..
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Breaking: COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15 likely; ICMR, Bharat Biotech join handsBBIL is working expeditiously to meet the target, however, the final outcome will depend on the cooperation of all clinical trial sites involved in this project," ICMR said.
Kerala Govt issues revised discharge guidelines for COVID-19 patientsThe discharge policy is revised based on WHO and ICMR guidelines with the following principles: Duration of stay in the hospital, the first test result negative and symptoms status.
Allow all doctors to prescribe Covid tests, Centre tells states; Individuals will need to fulfil ICMR criteria for testing
As cases spike, ICMR wants manufacturers to make antigen kits; only 1 approved so farAs India is lifting lockdowns in various parts of the country in a phased manner, it is expected to see a further upsurge in Covid-19 cases due to increased transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus, calling..
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Diagnostic material for 4.7 lakh RT-PCR tests, 50k Rapid Antigen tests given free to Delhi by ICMR
Rahul targets govt, PM for having no plan to defeat virus, as Covid cases surge past 5-lakh mark"Covid19 is spreading rapidly into new parts of the country. The Government Of India has no plan to defeat it," Gandhi tweeted. Training his guns on Modi, he said, "PM is silent. He has surrendered and..
Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients reach 58.24%, ICMR adds 11 more labs to ramp up testinghe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said recovered cases now exceed active cases by more than 96,000.
Use rapid antibody tests in hospitals, offices, PSUs: ICMR
Over 73.5 lakh samples tested for Covid-19 in India till June 23: ICMROver 73.5 lakh samples have been tested for Covid-19 till June 23, of which 2.15 lakh were examined on Tuesday, the highest in a day since the beginning of the pandemic, ICMR officials said on..
2,15,195 Covid-19 tests conducted in last 24 hours: ICMR
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Help govt and private hospital, PSUs conduct antibody-based Covid tests: ICMR to authorities
1,000 Covid-19 testing labs in India: ICMR
Mathematical models on severity of Covid-19 in India carried strong bias, failed: IJMR editorialVarious mathematical models on the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic in India carried a "strong element of bias and used assumptions" to predict cases and deaths, an editorial published in ICMR's..
ICMR gives nod to antigen-based testing kit for faster diagnosisThe antigen test — developed by private biotechnology firm SD Biosensor — has also been validated by AIIMS, New Delhi, apart from ICMR and can detect presence of SARS CoV 2 in swab collected from..
India to see Covid-19 peak by mid-Nov: ICMR-funded studyThe national lockdown delayed the onset of the peak stage of Covid-19 pandemic in India and gave time to prepare the health system with the curve for infections likely to hit its highest point only..
Community transmission of Covid-19 on in many parts of India, ICMR survey not reflective of current reality: Experts
'To increase COVID-19 testing, ICMR must amend guidelines': Delhi Health Minister Satyendar JainMeanwhile, on videos showing the bad state of affairs in LNJP hospital, Jain said, "Contract employees who made the video were motivated and did it on purpose. They have been suspended."
Scientists at Hyderabad-based CSIR institution develop low cost Covid-19 testScientists at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad - premier institution under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - have developed a “new low-cost and..
ICMR: Only 0.7% of population in 83 districts exposed to Covid
India is not in community transmission: ICMRThere is no community transmission of Covid-19 in the country according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday. Professor (Dr) Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, at a press conference in..
Over five million RT-PCR tests for Covid-19 conducted in India till Tuesdayhe number of-PCR tests for detection of Covid-19 in India crossed the five million mark on Tuesday, officials from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said. The number of coronavirus cases..
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28% of Covid patients asymptomatic: ICMR StudyAt least 28% of 40,184 people who tested positive for Covid-19 between January 22 and April 30 in India were asymptomatic, a study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) shows,..
Conduct sero-survey to track Covid spread: ICMR to statesLooking to devise public health strategies to manage Covid-19 cases as the lockdown eases, the Indian Council of Medical (ICMR) has asked states to conduct sero-surveys — blood-based diagnostic tests..
ICMR asks states to conduct sero-surveys to measure coronavirus exposure in varied populations
ICMR asks states to do sero-survey in high-risk populations to assess exposure to Covid-19
28% of Covid-19 cases in India till April 30 were asymptomatic: StudyAt least 28 per cent of 40,184 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 between January 22 and April 30 in India were asymptomatic, a study found, raising concerns about the novel coronavirus being..
India’s managed to ‘distribute’ corona curve, says ICMR chief
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