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SpiceJet unit to set up test labs for new Covid strain at Delhi airport

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New Delhi: SpiceHealth, the health care arm of no-frill carrier SpiceJet Limited, has tied up with CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) to set up a portable testing laboratory for genome sequencing at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport for all positive samples from international travellers, the company said in a statement on Thursday."Under this program, all positive samples from international travellers arriving at Delhi’s IGI airport would be sequenced at the airport sequencing laboratory, to ensure early action in containing new mutant variants that have increased transmissibility," the statement added.About 109 people have been infected with the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) in India has..

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