India Conducted 10 Crore Covid-19 Tests


New Delhi: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that India has crossed the 10 crore-mark in Covid-19 tests. 74,000 tests were conducted per million population with an average of 10 lakh samples per day in the last 17 days.

“This has been enabled by rapidly increasing testing infrastructure and capacity across the country. The ICMR has been enhancing Covid-19 testing capability across the country by expanding and diversifying testing capacity by leveraging technology and facilitating innovation in affordable diagnostic kits. This testing milestone is testimony to the fact that India has been successful in implementing strategy of 5T approach ‘Test, Track, Trace, Treat and use of Technology efficiently, which will enable us to contain the spread of the pandemic,” ICMR said in a statement.

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