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Gear Up for More Covid-19 Testing, Process Samples within 48 Hours: Delhi Govt to Labs, Hospitals | June 15, 2020, 5:40 PM IST
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The Delhi government has directed all laboratories and hospitals to work on their full potential and ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity to meet the increased demand of processing samples.

In an order issued on Sunday, Health Secretary Padmini Singla also called for processing the samples within a maximum of 48 hours.
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Jun 15, 2020 4:21 pm (IST)

To check the CGBSE results, visit the official website of the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education at after the announcement is made.

Jun 15, 2020 3:03 pm (IST)

The CGBSE usually conducts the CGBSE Class 10 Exam in the months of March and May. The CGBSE Class 10 Exams 2020 were rescheduled to begin on May 4 and continue up to May 8 however because of the Lockdown extension due to Coronavirus, the exams have postponed until further notice.

Jun 15, 2020 2:46 pm (IST)

The Secretary of CGBSE Professor VK Goyal said that the marks for the pending exams would be given on the basis of internal assessment, an ANI report said. Candidates who fail to clear the assessment would be given minimum passing marks, reported PTI. 

Jun 15, 2020 2:24 pm (IST)

Chhattisgarh’s Prinicipal Secretary for Education Alok Shukla had on May 26 said that the evaluation process for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams has been completed and that the post evaluation of result data was underway. 

Jun 15, 2020 2:19 pm (IST)

The Chhattisgarh board’s Class 10 and 12 exams, which were scheduled in March, had to be postponed due to spread of the coronavirus disease. 

Jun 15, 2020 2:18 pm (IST)

Schools in the state were ordered to close on 19 March. Later, the Centre adopted a nationwide lockdown and it is still in place.

Jun 15, 2020 2:17 pm (IST)

Earlier, the Bhupesh Baghel government in Chhattisgarh had announced that students of Classes 1 to 9 and Class 11 will be promoted. This decision was taken in view of the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Jun 15, 2020 1:54 pm (IST)

How to check results for CGBSE Class 10 and CGBSE Class 12 exam

Step 1. Go to the official portal of the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education

Step 2. On the homepage, go to information centre

Step 3. Select the title that reads Class 10 and Class 12 results

Step 4. A new page will open. Enter your roll number and captcha

Step 5. Results will appear, download 

Jun 15, 2020 1:52 pm (IST)

Where to Check CGBSE Results | The official website of the Chhattisgarh Board where the CGBSE class 10 and 12 results will be declared is In case the official website crashes, students can also check alternative websites for access to their CGBSE Class 10 results such as and

Jun 15, 2020 1:49 pm (IST)

CGBSE Result 2020 Likely to be Released Today | The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education will reportedly announce CGBSE Class 10 and 12 board exam results today (Monday, June 15) on its official website. The class 10 and 12 students who appeared for the Chhattisgarh Board exams can visit for their scores.

Gear Up for More Covid-19 Testing, Process Samples within 48 Hours: Delhi Govt to Labs, Hospitals
A health worker transfers sample of a person from a swab test for COVID 19 in New Delhi. (AP)

"It has been decided to scale up lab testing immediately to effectively contain COVID-19 cases in Delhi. There is no upper limit to send samples to private sector labs, provided they undertake to process the same within the stipulated time frame, that is 24 hours (preferably) and maximum within 48 hours," the order said.

It also directed public and private sector laboratories "to work on their full potential and also further ramp up their testing capacity on priority to meet the increased demand of processing".

"All samples in the city are to be collected strictly in adherence to the testing strategy issued by ICMR. No sample to be picked without the use of RT PCR Application," the order added.

With a surge in COVID-19 cases, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had on Sunday announced that testing will be doubled in Delhi in the next two days and subsequently increased by three times.

Announcing a slew of measures to check the spread of the infection in the national capital after he held a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Shah said COVID-19 tests will be started at every polling station in containment zones and a comprehensive house-to-house health survey will be conducted in the hotspots for contact tracing.

On Sunday, Delhi recorded 2,224 fresh coronavirus cases in the highest single-day spike, taking the tally to over 41,000 while the death toll mounted to 1,327.

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