Record number of over 6.61 lakh Covid 19 tests conducted in country in single day

Record number of over 6.61 lakh Covid 19 tests conducted in country in single day

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: A record number of six lakh 61 thousand 892 COVID tests were conducted in the country in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of Covid-19 tests conducted by various laboratories in a single day since the outbreak of the global pandemic in the country. More than two crore 8 lakh 64 thousand tests have been conducted in the country till now.
 
OUR correspondent reports that starting from less than 100 tests per day, a multiple fold increase in a few months was made possible by dedicated teams of research institutions, medical colleges, testing laboratories, ministries, airlines and postal services. Government has created a robust health infrastructure for effective management of Covid-19 pandemic within a short span.
 
In January this year, there was only one laboratory for COVID-19 testing in India. Now, 1356 labs are engaged in testing samples for COVID across the country, out of which, 917 are government labs while 439 and private laboratory chains. 
 

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