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INSACOG testing sewage water samples across 55 sites to detect Sars-CoV-2

'This is called environmental surveillance, and India has done this during the polio campaign,' said N K Arora, co-chair, INSACOG

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Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 



N K Arora, INSACOG
N K Arora, Co-chair, INSACOG

With cases of symptomatic Covid-19 disease on the decline, the Indian Sars-CoV-2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) has started surveillance of sewage water samples across 55 sites to detect presence of the Sars-CoV-2 virus. INSACOG also clarified that so far no confirmed case of XE variant has been detected in India.

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First Published: Fri, April 08 2022. 06:06 IST

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