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Mumbai fights COVID-19: Antigen and thermal testing being conducted in the city – Mumbai Mirror

Antigen testing takes place amid the coronavirus outbreak that has gripped a large number of countries across the world. In order to contain the deadly disease, Mumbai has ramped up introduced thermal screening and antigen testing. The ICMR advised rapid antigen tests as a primary choice for surveillance and screening in containment zones. For non-containment areas and hospital settings, it recommended RTPCR as the preferred test, besides the repurposed TB tests CBNAAT and TrueNat.15 Sep 2020, 12:38AM IST | Source : Mirror Online