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20 Passengers from UK Test Positive for Covid-19 in India, Reports of 4 in Ahmedabad Show High Viral Load

News18 | 23/12/2020 06:48 PM | Click to read full article

At the Ahmedabad airport, RT-PCR tests were performed on 275 passengers, including crew members of the flight from London to Ahmedabad. A total of four passengers who tested positive were admitted to the SVP hospital. The RT-PCR test revealed that the CT value (viral load) of all four passengers was 19, 23, 25, and 28, respectively.

A CT value of 14 to 22 usually indicates a higher viral load.