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India conducts more than 5 lakh Covid-19 test in a single day 

Updated: July 29, 2020 12:27 pm
India has conducted more than five lakh COVID-19 tests in a single day over two consecutive days. Union Health Ministry said, this is the outcome of the combined and focused efforts of Centre, State and Union Territories governments on aggressive testing. During last 24 hours, India tested a total of five lakh 15 thousand samples. Testing is the first important step in the early detection and isolation of COVID-19 positive cases.

The graded and evolving response resulted in a testing strategy that steadily widened the testing network in the country, and the cumulative testing has crossed one crore 73 lakh.

The Tests Per Million has further improved to 12 thousand 562. Health Ministry said, the testing capacity of India has received another boost with the induction of three high throughput testing facilities in Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata that were inaugurated virtually.

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