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Accelerate the pace of COVID-19 testing: Nitish

Accelerate the pace of COVID-19 testing: Nitish

Patna, Aug 21 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday directed the authorities concerned to accelerate the pace of testing for detection of covid-19 patients so that they could be isolated and treated well within time to avoid further spread of coronavirus infection among the people in the state.
Mr Kumar , while addressing a review meeting convened here on handling Corona pandemic in Bihar, said that number of RTPCR machines should be increased in the state for more and more testing to detect coronavirus positive cases in time to avoid further spread of infection. If covid-19 cases were detected in time, it would be of great help in checking further spread of infection the state, he added.
Chief Minister said that there was an urgent need to increase testing in districts, riverine areas and other remote areas to check rising number of Corona positive cases. Availability of RTPCR machines should be increased for the purpose, he added.

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Nagaland COVID-19 positive cases cross 8,000 mark

20 Oct 2020 | 8:54 PM

Kohima, Oct 20 (UNI) Nagaland recorded 67 new COVID-19 cases have been detected today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 8020.

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FICCI to support investment promotion activities for next edition of “Make in Odisha”

20 Oct 2020 | 8:51 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (UNI) FICCI will be the national partner of Odisha to support investment promotion activities for the next edition of Make in Odisha.

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124 Meghalaya Police constables graduated

20 Oct 2020 | 8:49 PM

Shillong, Oct 20 (UNI) A Passing Out Parade maintaining social distancing norms was held on Tuesday for the 2nd Batch Basic Training Recruit Constables of 6th MLP Battalion, Umran at Meghalaya Police Academy in Ri-Bhoi district.

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Dhankhar asks media for an awareness campaign to maintain social distance during puja

20 Oct 2020 | 8:47 PM

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today asked the local media to launch an awareness campaign exhorting people to maintain distancing norms during the Durga Puja in these Covid times.

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South Andaman District Administration sounds caution against illegal import of fire-crackers

20 Oct 2020 | 8:39 PM

Port Blair, Oct 20 (UNI) As per the Government of India’s clear cut
direction regarding the ban on illegal import of firecrackers from any
other country, the South Andaman District Administration has sounded
caution in this regard and urged all the vendors to remain cautious in
this issue and also urged the public to remain vigilant.

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