The containment strategy implemented in UP’s Covid-19 ‘hotspots’ is similar to the one employed by China in Wuhan, where the pandemic originated.
1,21,271 tests for COVID-19 have been done in the country so far, an ICMR official said in the briefing.
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ICMR scientist Nivedita Gupta says task force discussed using BCG to build immunity among at-risk groups, but there’s ‘miniscule’ evidence of its efficacy.
Pune Municipal Corporation said the recent deaths have occurred in the last 12 hours, and all the patients had some co-morbid health conditions.
Covid-19 patients in regions with a history of high air pollution are more likely to succumb to the disease, claims the new study by Harvard University.
There are 20 labourers lodged at the quarantine centre in Pimpri-Shadipur village, who say they are not being provided food by authorities and have to sleep on mattresses.
Dr Dangs Lab, one of the first private labs allowed to test for coronavirus, has operationalised a drive-through test site in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh.
Delhi Health Department said 51 fresh cases and two deaths were reported in a day, while 3,120 people are in quarantine at various govt facilities.
Over the next couple of weeks, once more Covid-19 samples are available, two CSIR institutes will sequence over 100 samples from different locations.