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Coronavirus in India: ICMR issues new advisory, revises COVID-19 testing strategy

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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revised its strategy to fight the spread of coronavirus on Thursday, saying all All symptomatic ILI (fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose) patients will now be tested for COVID-19 infection. Now All symptomatic ILI patients will be tested for rRT-PCR within 7 days of illness and After 7 days of illness Antibody test will be conducted.

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