The question of testing has been coming up, repeatedly, at health press conferences in Tamil Nadu. Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar has been assuring the audience, via televised speeches, that there has been no fall in the testing rate in the State. Tamil Nadu continues to be at the top of the testing table in the country, he has said, dismissing any contention that there has been a slackening in the number of tests. … [Read more...] about Is there still a case for testing contacts?
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One of the launches that was probably the most-awaited and was being looked forward to by tech enthusiasts all around the world was the OnePlus event where OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro were revealed. The Chinese smartphone maker’s first ever online-only event took place on 14 April, as countries around the world struggled to cope with the Covid-19 crisis. OnePlus 8, in terms of design is light, curvy and thin. In addition to Onyx Black and Glacial Green, the OnePlus 8 will be available in Interstellar Glow. It will come in two storage variants - 8GB + 128GB at $699 (approximately Rs 53,730) and 12GB + 256GB at $799 (approximately Rs 61,417).OnePlus 8 Pro, on the other hand, sports a 120 Hz QHD+ AMOLED Display, and silky-smooth, matte-frosted touch and increased haze levels. It will come in two storage variants - 8GB + 128GB at $899 (approximately Rs 69,112) and 12GB + 256GB at $999 (approximately Rs 76,800).Also launched at the event were Warp Charge 30 Wireless which charges 60 per cent … [Read more...] about Don’t want to share your number? WhatsApp testing feature to let users add contacts by QR code
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Wednesday issues revised testing guidelines for COVID-19. According to the new guidelines, the COVID test will not be mandatory for emergency surgery.Mumbai has been the most affected city, with over 33,800 people testing positive for the virus. On Wednesday alone, a total of 1, 044 new cases were reported in the city.“MCGM resolves to ramp up testing of symptomatic cases to contain the virus effectively and efficiently,” the circular issued by the civic body mentions.Testing Guidelines for General Citizens:According to the statement issued by the BMC, general citizens who fall under the following categories will have to undertake COVID-19 testing:- All symptomatic persons (fever, cough, difficulty in breathing) within 14 days of international travel- All symptomatic contacts of confirmed cases - All symptomatic health care workers- All hospitalised patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (fever and cough and/or shortness of … [Read more...] about BMC issues revised guidelines for COVID-19 testing: Pregnant women likely to deliver in next 5 days to be tested
“We are not going out of the way to test but are merely following government protocol and leaving nothing to chance. We believe in tracking, tracing, testing and treating. The more people we identify as positive, the more we can ensure treatment,” she says, adding that the more number of COVID-19 positive cases they identify, the greater is their success in containing the spread of the disease. … [Read more...] about Extensive focussed testing aids Theni keep COVID-19 numbers controlled, says Collector
A retailer who has six outlets in the city said, "Initially, many customers were reluctant to share their mobile numbers with us and women, in particular, were uncomfortable even mentioning the locality they were coming from. But, after we explained the purpose behind noting the details down, they were fine with sharing the particulars." … [Read more...] about Retailers keep register to help with contact tracing