Also, ICMR defines high-risk individuals. The ICMR identifies only high-risk persons over 60 years of age, as well as contacts of patients with diseases such as diabetes, BP, chronic lung problems, kidney disease, other life-threatening diseases, and obesity. Corona tests are suggested to be done only for such people.
Furthermore, the ICMR clarified that coronary tests should not be performed on non-surgical or non-surgical patients, including pregnant women who have been hospitalized for childbirth. The corona test advised not to postpone emergency surgeries due to.
However she explained that corona tests can be done at the discretion of the treating physician taking into account certain factors. Also, ICMR revealed that interstate travelers no longer need a corona test. To this end, ICMR has issued the Kovid-19 Perceptive Testing Strategy Advisory.