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With over 3.37 lakh tests, TN tops country in COVID-19 testing

With over 3.37 lakh tests, TN tops country in COVID-19 testing

"So far 3,37,841 tests have been done in Tamil Nadu (from February 1), which is the highest. In Chennai city alone we have carried out 85,000 tests," Minister Vijayabaskar said.On Monday, the Tamil Nadu government asserted that the state has done 3.37 lakh tests so far, the highest number in the whole country. So far, as of…

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1 lakh tests a day by May-end planned: Govt

1 lakh tests a day by May-end planned: Govt

Medical personnel puts a swab sample into a vial at a mobile testing center, in India. (Reuters)NEW DELHI: As the third phase of the national lockdown begins on Monday with relaxations, the government plans to step up its Covid-19 testing capacity to conduct one lakh tests per day each for rapid antibody (blood-based tests) and…

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Antibody tests were supposed to help guide US reopening plans. They’ve brought more confusion than clarity amid coronavirus.

Antibody tests were supposed to help guide US reopening plans. They’ve brought more confusion than clarity amid coronavirus.

CLOSE Public health officials warn that the current blood tests for the coronavirus on the market are creating confusion among patients and doctors. (April 13) AP DomesticA new type of coronavirus test expected to offer clarity on how and when to reopen the nation has instead sowed confusion.A blood test that can detect whether a person’s…

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