COVID-19 Tests Cross 4-Crore Mark in India: Center

COVID-19 Tests Cross 4-Crore Mark in India: Center

New Delhi:

Crossing another milestone, India has conducted more than 4 crore COVID-19 trials since January this year, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

“Under the leadership of the Center and with coherent, coordinated and coordinated efforts implemented by the State / UT Governments, India has set a new milestone of testing 4,04,06,609 people. India has just one from the laboratory Testing has come a long way. To cross 4 crore test milestone in Pune in January 2020, “read the press statement of the ministry.

In particular, fluctuations have also been observed in single-day trials. “Already achieved testing capacity of 1 million tests per day, 9,28,761 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.”

“This has increased the test per million (TPM) with a sharp increase to 29,280. As seen in many states / UTs that increased testing, positivity rates will eventually fall with higher levels of testing. National positivity. The rate remains. Low ie 8.57% and is continuously falling, ”said the Union Health Ministry.

India is following the strategic approach of testing, track, treat, where testing is the initial and important pillar of COVID response and management.