Under Singaporean Law, those diagnosed with an acute respiratory infection and given an MC cannot leave their home until they test negative for Covid-19.
Under the new scheme, anyone aged over 18 will be able to opt in to take part when booking a PCR Covid-19 test through NHS Test and Trace system.
The ED said it has seized 'incriminating documents, bogus bills, laptops, mobile phones and property documents and Rs 30.9 lakh cash' during the raids
Those having received both doses of the vaccine will be exempted from this on producing valid vaccine proof/certificates, a detailed Disaster Management Cell advisory said.
Of the fresh cases, 407 were detected through Rapid Antigen Test, 19 through RT-PCR and 17 by TrueNat method.
A survey across 7,116 rural and urban poor households in India found that only 9 per cent had access to a thermometer while only 3 per cent had access to oxygen cylinders.
16,68,561 tests to detect the infection were carried out on Thursday, taking the total number of such tests conducted so far in the country to 45,29,39,545.
The RT-PCR report should not be older than four days, the UP government said.
The ministry said that 19,36,709 tests were conducted on Saturday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 44,39,58,663.
Rise in Covid cases in Maharashtra and Kerala is a matter of grave concern for the country, PM Modi said.
Random antigen testing was started in Tripura on Monday and one of the 41 persons tested on the first day tested positive for Covid-19.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 4,60,704, according to the Union Health Ministry statistics on Thursday.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, health authorities tested 35 crore Covid-19 samples till June 1 and the number rose to 40,18,11,892 on Friday.
The police on Tuesday said Suraj Pandey, 36-year-old businessman fom Rudrapur in Uttar Pradesh, turned violent and started shouting.
The probe found several irregularities in the test report
The study tested devices with organic semiconducting (OSC) sensors, which could potentially be used as a Covid-19 screening tool.
Every year before the onset of summer thousands of these tribes walk with their cattle from their respective village in Jammu to cooler destinations in Kashmir.
Covid-19 poses a particular challenge because people with asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic infections can spread the disease – and insufficient contact tracing and testing mean those without symptoms are rarely detected.
A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveler to test for COVID-19 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves after attending Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Kamal Singh
A crane being used to lift an idol of Goddess Durga after immersion to prevent pollution in River Ganga in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Children dressed as Lord Rama, Bharat, Lakshmana and Shatrughan during Nati Imli Bharat Milap Leela, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia offers his prayers at Ram Tirth temple, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates