Increased testing, opening economy, complacency among people behind Covid-19 case surge: Experts

New Delhi: The surge in coronavirus infections in India can be attributed to increased testing on one hand and opening of the economy on the other accompanied by complacency among people towards following COVID-appropriate behaviour, experts have said, as the country witnessed over five lakh cases in a week. A…

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Covid testing: UP and Bihar now conducting maximum Covid tests daily, UP to soon pip Tamil Nadu in total tests

New Delhi: After facing much flak over the issue, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are now conducting the maximum daily Covid-19 tests for any state at nearly one lakh and 75,000 tests respectively. Uttar Pradesh will soon also pip Tamil Nadu to the top spot in total tests done by any…

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Covid testing: Plaints on fleecing Covid patients: Telangana warns private hospitals, threatens to seize 50% ICU beds

Hyderabad: Amid uproar by the Covid-19 patients that most private hospitals were fleecing them and denying admissions against insurance cover by insisting on upfront cash payments, the Telangana government on Monday warned the private hospitals and threatened to seize 50% of the ICU beds. The move by the Telangana government…

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