Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch “high-throughput” COVID-19 testing amenities in three cities — Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata — through video conferencing.
In line with the Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO), these amenities will ramp up testing capability within the nation and assist in strengthening early detection and remedy, thus helping in controlling the unfold of the pandemic.
“These three high-throughput testing amenities have been arrange strategically at ICMR-Nationwide Institute of Most cancers Prevention and Analysis, Noida; ICMR-Nationwide Institute for Analysis in Reproductive Well being, Mumbai; and ICMR-Nationwide Institute of Cholera and Enteric Illnesses, Kolkata, and can be capable of check over 10,000 samples in a day,” PMO mentioned in a launch.
Union Well being Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, together with Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh are anticipated to take part within the occasion.
India reported a spike of 48,661 coronavirus instances, taking the overall COVID-19 instances to 13,85,522, mentioned the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare on Sunday.
The entire COVID-19 optimistic instances embrace 4,67,882 lively instances, 8,85,577 cured/discharged/migrated, the ministry added. With 705 new deaths, the cumulative rely reached 32,063.
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