India performs more than 11 lakh 63 thousand COVID-19 tests in single day
More than 11 lakh 63 thousand COVID samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours. With a cumulative testing figure of around five crore 40 lakh 97 thousand 975, India continues to be one of the countries conducting highest daily testings. Starting from just one testing lab at National Institute of Virology, Pune in January this year, the country today has one thousand 697 similar labs including one thousand 46 government while remaining 651 labs in the private sector. Average daily testing has witnessed an increase of over 3.2 times in a span of two months. It stands at over a million tests in the current week. Number of tests done per million of the population has risen nearly six times in a span of two months and currently stands at nearly 37 thousand per million of the population.