https //covid 19cc.nic.in :
The collection of correct data timely is most important during these tough times. The data related to COVID19 RT-PCR, Rapid Antibody and Rapid Antibody Tests is being collected by Government of India with the help of authorized collection centre persons spread throughout the country.
The portal at https://covid19cc.nic.in is primarily for entry of authorized person details so that they may use the mobile Apps for transferring RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen and Rapid Antibody tests data to ICMR portal for probable +ve/-ve cases, through their mobile phones. Only authorized Government officials will use this portal.
RT PCR patient categories
A. Routine surveillance in containment zones and screening at points of entry:
1. All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) cases including health care workers and frontline workers.
2. All asymptomatic direct and high-risk contacts (in family and workplace, elderly ≥ 65 years of age, immunocompromised, those with co-morbidities etc.) of a laboratory confirmed case to be tested once between day 5 and day 10 of coming into contact.
3. All asymptomatic high-risk individuals (elderly ≥ 65 years of age, those with comorbidities etc.) in containment zones.
B. Routine surveillance in non-containment areas:
4. All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) individuals with history of international travel in the last 14 days.
5. All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) contacts of a laboratory confirmed case.
6. All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) health care workers / frontline workers involved in containment and mitigation activities.
7. All symptomatic ILI cases among returnees and migrants within 7 days of illness.
8. All asymptomatic high-risk contacts (contacts in family and workplace, elderly ≥ 65 years of age, those with co-morbidities etc. [RAT is recommended as the first choice of test in order of priority]
C. In Hospital Settings:
9. All patients of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).
10. All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) patients presenting in a healthcare setting.
11. Asymptomatic high-risk patients who are hospitalized or seeking immediate hospitalization such as immunocompromised individuals, patients diagnosed with malignant disease, transplant patients, patients with chronic co-morbidities, elderly ≥ 65 years.
12. Asymptomatic patients undergoing surgical / non-surgical invasive procedures (not to be tested more than once a week during hospital stay).
13. All pregnant women in/near labor who are hospitalized for delivery.
14. All symptomatic neonates presenting with acute respiratory / sepsis like illness. (Features suggestive of acute respiratory illness in a neonate are respiratory distress or apnea with or without cough, with or without fever. Neonates may also manifest with only non-respiratory symptoms like fever, lethargy, poor feeding, seizures or diarrhea).
15. Patients presenting with atypical manifestations [stroke, encephalitis, hemoptysis, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary symptoms, Guillain Barre syndrome, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, progressive gastrointestinal symptoms, Kawasaki Disease (in pediatric age group)] based on the discretion of the treating physician.
D. Testing on demand (State Governments to decide simplified modalities):
16. All individuals undertaking travel to countries/Indian states mandating a negative COVID-19 test at point of entry. 17. All individuals who wish to get themselves tested.