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Recombinant Coronavirus Variants In India Very Few, Don't Affect Severity: INSACOG

Recombinant Coronavirus Variants In India Very Few, Don't Affect Severity: INSACOG

INSACOG is a consortium of 38 Indian labs to carry out genome sequencing and monitor genomic variations of coronavirus.

27 April 2022
Omicron Dominates Covid Third Wave In Karnataka, Minister Clarifies Deleting Previous Tweet

Omicron Dominates Covid Third Wave In Karnataka, Minister Clarifies Deleting Previous Tweet

According to the data gathered using genome sequencing activity for a sample of 5,659, up to December 2021, there were cases of 4,027 Delta and its...

29 January 2022

Spell Out Strategy To Treat Those Lacking Facilities For Home Isolation, Provide COVID Test Results Soon: AIADMK

In a statement, the former Chief Minister said the then AIADMK government launched concrete and concerted measures since the outbreak of the pandemic in Tamil...

Latest Genome Sequencing Report Shows Omicron In 81 Pc Of Covid Samples Tested: Jain

Latest Genome Sequencing Report Shows Omicron In 81 Pc Of Covid Samples Tested: Jain

Earlier in the day, Jain had told reporters that Omicron accounted for 84 per cent of the latest Covid samples tested.

03 January 2022

HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt Stand On Mother's Plea for Genome Test Report Of Covid Positive Son

The court clarified that it expected the governments to inform “What has happened to the genomic testing; who is doing it; where is the report and when will...

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22 December 2021
Ireland Returnee Tests Covid Positive In Bengal; Genome Sequencing Report Awaited

Ireland Returnee Tests Covid Positive In Bengal; Genome Sequencing Report Awaited

"He had tested negative for Covid on December 16 at a lab at Dublin, a day before his flight, and then again upon arrival at Delhi airport. He reached Kolkata...


22 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19: Genome Sequencing Of All Cases Starts In Delhi For Variant Detection

Omicron Covid-19: Genome Sequencing Of All Cases Starts In Delhi For Variant Detection

Omicron Covid-19: The Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendar Jain 400 to 500 samples can be identified in the government run facilities daily in the national...


21 December 2021
No Evidence To Suggest That Existing Vaccines Don't Work On Omicron: Govt

No Evidence To Suggest That Existing Vaccines Don't Work On Omicron: Govt

"There is limited available data, and no peer-reviewed evidence, on vaccine efficacy or effectiveness to date for Omicron," Union Health Minister Mansukh...


21 December 2021
Equipped To Handle Higher Number Of Samples For Genome Sequencing, Say Labs Amid Omicron Scare

Equipped To Handle Higher Number Of Samples For Genome Sequencing, Say Labs Amid Omicron Scare

"We would like to know if these are cases of old variants or the new Omicron variant. Hence, all samples which test positive will be sent for genome...


20 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19: All Positive Cases To Be Sent For Genome Sequencing, Says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Omicron Covid-19: All Positive Cases To Be Sent For Genome Sequencing, Says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Omicron Covid-19: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said there is no need to panic in view of the Omicron variant. He said in the last few days...


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17 December 2021
28 From Overseas Detected With S-Gene Drop Fuel Suspicion Of Omicron: Health Minister

28 From Overseas Detected With S-Gene Drop Fuel Suspicion Of Omicron: Health Minister

The Minister for Medical and Family Welfare said the samples of the 28 passengers have been sent for genomic sequencing analysis.


03 December 2021
Two International Air Travellers Test Positive For Covid, Tamil Nadu Government Says Only Tests Will Ascertain If Omicron Variant

Two International Air Travellers Test Positive For Covid, Tamil Nadu Government Says Only Tests Will Ascertain If Omicron Variant

Refuting social media claims that both the cases were Omicron variants, Subramanian said "We will be transparent in announcing the results"


30 November 2021
Andhra Pradesh's Health Authorities Send 15% Covid Samples For Genome Sequencing

Andhra Pradesh's Health Authorities Send 15% Covid Samples For Genome Sequencing

Jagan Mohan directed the officials to keep a target to complete two crore doses of vaccination by the end of December and said to focus on the districts where...


04 August 2021
Mumbai's Nair Hospital Offers The City It's Maiden Genome Sequencing Lab Amid Covid-19

Mumbai's Nair Hospital Offers The City It's Maiden Genome Sequencing Lab Amid Covid-19

After the virtual inauguration, CM Uddhav Thackeray said Nair Hospital, which was set up 100 years ago during the Spanish flu pandemic, is preparing to cater...


07 July 2021
Kejriwal Inaugurates Genome Sequencing Laboratory At LNJP Hospital

Kejriwal Inaugurates Genome Sequencing Laboratory At LNJP Hospital

These labs have been set up as part of the Delhi government's preparations for a possible third wave of coronavirus.


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