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Number of COVID tests crosses the one crore milestone in the country

Mon, Jul 06, 2020, 08:09 PM
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  • Total number of COVID labs cross 1100
  • Recovered cases more than 4.24 lakhs exceed active cases by more than 1.7 lakh
  • National Recovery Rate improves to 60.86%
In a significant achievement, the number of COVID tests has crossed the 10 million (1 crore) milestone.
This signifies the importance accorded to widespread testing and the focussed  “Test, Trace, Treat” strategy with several follow-up measures taken in tandem by the Central government and the States/UTs.
During the last 24 hours, 3,46,459 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as of now is 1,01,35,525.
This achievement has also been possible by the continuously expanding network of testing labs throughout the country. As on date, more than 1105 labs have enables people to undergo COVID tests. There are 788 labs in the government sector and 317 private labs.  The various kinds of tests for COVID-19 and the labs providing these are as follows:
• Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 592 (Govt: 368 Private: 224)
• TrueNat based testing labs: 421 (Govt: 387 Private: 34)
• CBNAAT based testing labs: 92 (Govt: 33 Private: 59)
Consistent and focussed efforts for containment and management of COVID-19 by the Government of India along with the States/UTs have led to the number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients rise to 4,24,432 as of today. During the last 24 hours, a total of 15,350 COVID-19 patients have been cured.

There are 1,71,145 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases. This takes the national recovery rate amongst COVID-19 to 60.86%.

There are 2,53,287 active cases and all are under active medical supervision.

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