The second wave of Coronavirus is popping out to be lethal with India witnessing an unprecedented upsurge of COVID-19 instances and deaths every single day. As the human tragedy unfolds on account of scarcity of oxygen, medication, vaccines and beds in hospitals, India’s well being infrastructure has utterly collapsed. Meanwhile, a brand new advisory has been issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) relating to Covid-19 testing.
As per the ICMR Advisory, if an individual has as soon as examined Coronavirus optimistic throughout the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) or RT-PCR take a look at, then there isn’t a want for that particular person to bear RT-PCR take a look at once more.
Along with this, the apex well being reserach physique additionally said to utterly take away RT-PCR take a look at in a wholesome individual, touring from one state to a different in order that the elevated stress on laboratories could be lowered. All asymptomatic people enterprise important journey should comply with COVID applicable behaviour, the advisory said.
“The RT-PCR test must not be repeated in any individual who has tested positive once either by RAT or RT-PCR
“The want for RT-PCR take a look at in wholesome people enterprise inter-state home journey could also be utterly eliminated to cut back the load on laboratories,” the advisory really useful.
India, for seventh consecutive day reported greater than three and a half lakh Coronavirus optimistic instances. According to the most recent information launched by the Ministry of Health, within the final 24 hours, 357,229 new corona instances have been reported and 3449 contaminated individuals misplaced their lives. However, 3,20,289 individuals have recovered from the dreaded an infection.
Earlier on Sunday, 368,060 new instances had been recorded within the nation. Around 40 p.c of the instances all over the world are being reported from India every single day.