Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], August 14 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday made both doses of COVID-19 vaccination or negative RTPCR report mandatory for all those entering the state from August 16.
Punjab (Chandigarh) [India], August 11 (ANI): In order to ensure that the COVID-19 situation in Punjab remains under control, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Wednesday directed the concerned departments to ramp up testing and conduct at least 10,000 RT-PCR tests in schools daily.
Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 3 (ANI): 51 passengers from Maharashtra and Kerala who came to Karnataka's Mangaluru by trains without RT-PCR negative certificates were sent to a temporary quarantine centre on Monday.
New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): With people entering India needing to carry RT-PCR test results with them, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has written to Secretary Sports Ravi Mital and requested for the Indian contingent coming in from the Tokyo Olympics -- after their respective events -- to be allowed to enter the country without test reports as long as they have accreditation cards.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 2 (ANI): A simple and fast method of dry swab-based direct RT-PCR has been developed by CSIR's constituent lab Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad.