UK strain scare: 5% of positive samples to be sequenced in Gujarat

Published on March 7, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The state government has decided to send 5% of the RT-PCR positive cases randomly for genetic sequencing to ascertain the presence of different variants of Covid-19 in Gujarat. The decision has come in the wake of three Covid-19 cases in Surat which tested positive for the UK strain. A … Continue reading UK strain scare: 5% of positive samples to be sequenced in Gujarat

Different strain of Covid-19 responsible for slower recovery rate in Gujarat?

Published on April 26, 2020 AHMEDABAD: In early February, Kerala reported India’s first Covid-19 positive case. The state was neck-to-neck in reporting of the new cases. But gradually, the rate of new cases went down there and today, out of 458 total positive cases, 338 have already recovered. Out of remaining, four are dead and … Continue reading Different strain of Covid-19 responsible for slower recovery rate in Gujarat?