Eliminate the need for RT-PCR testing for healthy traveling people, ICMR consultation

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The need to conduct RT-PCR tests for healthy people traveling from one state to another can be completely curbed because such tests are increasing the burden on the laboratories. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has made this recommendation in its consultation to examine Kovid-19 during the second wave of epidemic in the country.

The consultation states that those found infected in the RAT or RT-PCR test do not have to undergo RT-PCR testing again and those recovering from the infection do not have to undergo an investigation even when they are discharged from hospitals.

This consultation has been issued in view of the challenges faced by the Kovid-19 labs in meeting the target of potential investigation due to contagion and excessive burden of cases. The consultation states that for the purpose of reducing the burden on laboratories, the need for RT-PCR testing for healthy people going from one state to another can be completely eliminated.

Let us know that the cases of Kovid-19 in the country have crossed the two crore mark and more than 50 lakh cases of infection have been reported in just 15 days. According to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday, 3,57,229 new cases of corona virus a day increased the number of infections to 2,02,82,833, while 3,449 more people lost their lives to 2,22,408. Has reached.

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Eliminate the need for RT-PCR testing for healthy traveling people, ICMR consultation
Eliminate the need for RT-PCR testing for healthy traveling people, ICMR consultation

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