Covid testing

CM Yogi also said that medical testing has an important role in breaking the chain of Covid-19 and it should be carried on with full capacity. It should also be ensured that 1/3rd of tests are done with RTPCR and the remaining 2/3rd tests are rapid antigen tests.

Random sampling and micro-containment strategy were announced by District Magistrate Suhas L Y on Tuesday to control COVID-19 spread in the region.

“If anyone has slightest of symptoms, he/she should get the test done. All steps should be taken to prevent spread of Covid-19 during festive season and Winters,” Uttarakhand CM said.

Among the states, Maharashtra has 3,02,135 active COVID-19 cases, Karnataka 1,03,650, Andhra Pradesh 88,197, Uttar Pradesh 68,235, and Delhi 31,721. 

"Two people, including a cook, and two security guards at Pawar's 'Silver Oak' residence in Mumba have tested positive for coronavirus," the Maha health minister said.

At present, the active cases are 6,19,088 which account for 29.64 per cent of total positive cases. Such persons are under medical supervision either at hospitals or in home isolation.

With 5,074 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 12,318 Rapid Antigen Tests conducted today, the national capital has done 994,219 tests so far, stated the health department.

CM Yogi told the officials to conduct a door-to-door survey in seven districts namely Allahabad, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar, Gorakhpur and Ballia.

In the wake of surge in fresh Coronavirus cases, Yogi government has rolled out a detailed action plan to take on the pandemic and control its spread.

3,58,127 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. With total of 1,37,91,869, samples tested the testing per million (TPM) for India has reached 9994.1.