Covid-19 India: The number of Covid-19 infected patients in the country is continuously increasing. According to the latest data from the Health Ministry, 81970 people have been infected so far. At the same time, 2649 people have died. 27919 people have recovered. There have been 51401 active cases of Coronavirus in the country. In the last 24 hours, 100 people have died and 3967 new cases were reported.
Spike of 3967 #COVID19 cases & 100 deaths in India, in last 24 hours. Total positive cases in the country is now at 81970, including 51401 active cases, 27920 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 2649 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/63yDyjOXBI
— ANI (@ANI) May 15, 2020Advertisement
How many deaths occurred in which state?
According to the Ministry of Health, the highest number of 1019 in Maharashtra, 586 in Gujarat, 237 in Madhya Pradesh, 215 in West Bengal, 125 in Rajasthan, 115 in Delhi, 88 in Uttar Pradesh, 48 in Andhra Pradesh, 66 in Tamil Nadu, 34 in Telangana. , 35 in Karnataka, 32 in Punjab, 11 in Jammu and Kashmir, 11 in Haryana, 7 in Bihar, 4 in Kerala, 3 in Jharkhand, 3 in Odisha, 3 in Chandigarh, 2 in Himachal Pradesh, 2 in Assam, and Meghalaya. There has been a death in
COBAS-6800 machine ordered for coronavirus testing
A new state-of-the-art COBAS-6800 machine has been introduced for more testing of the coronavirus, which has been given to NCDC. Now sample testing will be done on COBAS-6800 in NCDC lab. This state-of-the-art machine can test 1200 samples in 24 hours. This will not only allow multiple tests to take place simultaneously but will also eliminate pendency.
Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan gave this machine to NCDC on Thursday. He said, “Because this machine is equipped with robotics, there will be no risk to any kind of infection especially to the health care worker. At the same time, this test will also be more in number and will produce results soon.
The COBAS 6800 machine requires a minimum BSL2 + control level lab for testing. Therefore it cannot be kept at any facility. COBAS-6800 can detect viral hepatitis B & C, HIV, MTB (both rifampicin and isoniazid resistance), papilloma, CMV, chlamydia, neceremia, among others. Till Thursday, 20 lakh samples were taken in the country and it has been investigated. India now has the capacity to do one lakh sample tests daily. There are 359 government and 145 private labs in India, where has all Covid-19 test facilities.
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