Efforts Underway To Conduct 10 Lakh COVID-19 Tests Per Day: PM Modi

PM Modi highlighted that the nation at present has over 11,000 COVID services.

New Delhi:

Efforts are being made to ramp up the testing capability within the nation to conduct as much as 10 lakh COVID-19 exams per day, stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

The Prime Minister was talking through the launch of high-throughput COVID-19 testing services in Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata, by which he took half by video conferencing.

“Whereas we had only one centre for Corona testing in January, in the present day near 1,300 labs are functioning throughout the nation. Greater than 5 lakh exams are being performed every day within the nation in the present day. Within the coming weeks, efforts are being made to extend the quantity to 10 lakh exams per day,” he stated.

He additional highlighted that the nation at present has over 11,000 COVID services and greater than 11 lakh isolation beds.

Praising the drastic improve within the variety of private protecting gear (PPE) kits manufactured within the nation through the disaster part, Prime Minister Modi stated that at present there are 1,200 producers producing greater than 5 lakh PPE kits every day.

India’s COVID tally on Monday crossed the 14-lakh mark with the best single-day spike of 49,931 circumstances, and 708 deaths reported within the final 24 hours, stated the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare.

The overall COVID-19 circumstances stand at 14,35,453, together with 4,85,114 lively circumstances, 9,17,568 cured/discharged/migrated circumstances and 32,771 deaths, it added.

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