ICMR releases revised strategy for COVID -19 testing
Mon, 18 May 2020|
NATIONAL | MAY 18, 2020:
Indian Council of Medical Research has released a revised strategy for COVID -19 testing. All symptomatic individuals with history of international travel in the last 14 days will be tested. All symptomatic contacts of laboratory confirmed cases will be tested.
According to the ICMR strategy, COVID-19 testing will be done of all symptomatic healthcare workers and front line workers involved in containment and mitigation of COVID-19. All patients of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection will also be tested.