Coronavirus India lockdown Day 188 updates | Nitin Gadkari recovers from COVID-19

Around 7% of India’s adult population may have been exposed to the coronavirus till the last fortnight of August, according to the second national sero-survey by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). This is roughly a 10-fold jump in numbers from the first sero-survey conducted by the Council across 70 districts in 21 …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 185 updates | IISc. develops indigenous COVID-19 diagnostic kit

Those unable to afford a probable COVID-19 vaccine will get it for free and the government is considering a large immunisation programme to make the vaccine widely available, a highly placed official involved in the strategy told The Hindu. The cost of the vaccine would likely retail between $2-3 (₹140-210), the …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 184 updates | RTI query reveals Centre has no data on infected health workers

India has recorded a high of nearly 15 lakh COVID-19 tests in a day, according to a release issued by the Union Health Ministry on Friday. “With 14,92,409 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the cumulative tests have touched nearly 7 crore (6,89,28,440),” the Ministry said. The last one …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 180 | Madras HC refuses to stay conduct of Class X exams for special children

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed its second national sero-survey to gauge the prevalence of COVID-19. The first survey was conducted in May across 400 districts and about 28,000 were sampled — most of them in rural India — to gauge the spread of the infection. The …

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