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National Institute of Virology


Three districts with surge in Covid cases to send 100 samples each to NIV, NCCS

February 19, 2021 7:04 pm

At Yavatmal, researchers found specific N440K mutation, which is prevalent in Andhra Pradesh and reported from one case of re-infection in north India.

Vidarbha authorities enforcing restrictions more strictly after rising positive cases

February 18, 2021 3:39 am

The daily total number of positive cases has been increasing alarmingly over the past about fortnight in almost all the 11 districts of the region, forcing the authorities to tighten adherence to Covid-19 restrictions, which people had become slack about.

Scientists welcome announcements on new virology institutes, BSL-3 labs

February 02, 2021 12:35 am

Welcoming the move, scientists and health experts said it was good to see some attention being given to healthcare, and that the steps taken would help in containing the spread of infectious diseases.

Seroprevalence studies among healthcare workers to be taken up: NIV

January 13, 2021 12:02 am

While ICMR-NIV, Pune, has contributed to a national serosurvey in urban containment zones, Abraham said these studies will be conducted in Pune as it will help in getting baseline seroprevalence data among these categories in the population.

52 samples from Maharashtra sent to NIV for genomic sequencing

December 31, 2020 3:27 am

State Surveillance Officer, Dr Pradeep Awate, said 2,917 total travelers had undergone RT- PCR tests, and 57 were found to be Covid positive.

Centre launches multi-institutional consortium to track new nCov-2 strain

December 31, 2020 3:11 am

The collaborators have also been tasked with determining the nature of this new strain in terms of its mortality, morbidity and its infection- spreading capacity.

UK-returned Covid patients not to be discharged until they test negative for 2 consecutive days: PMC

December 30, 2020 12:32 am

The PMC is gearing up for tackling the situation. Waware said, “The PMC has set up a floor at Naidu hospital for the treatment of patients with the mutant strain of coronavirus.”

Gujarat: 12 from UK tested positive for Covid-19 between Nov 25 and Dec 23

December 27, 2020 8:35 pm

The Central government has issued guidelines that people coming from the UK between November 25 and December 8 have to maintain self monitoring.

Coronavirus test centres in India: All you need to know

March 16, 2020 10:50 am

Coronavirus Test Centres in India: On Sunday, the government announced that the first and second confirmatory tests for COVID-19 have been made free for citizens.

Pune NIV rules out presence of novel coronavirus in all 22 samples, says officials

January 29, 2020 3:49 pm

Late on Tuesday night, a 29-year-old employee with a Pune firm, who arrived in Mumbai on January 18 after a week-long stay in China, was kept at the isolation ward at Naidu hospital.