Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has tested over 90 lakh Covid-19 samples in various laboratories across the country till 1 July. 2,29,588 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. “The total number of samples tested up to July 1 is 90,56,173 of which 2,29,588 samples were tested yesterday,” the ICMR said.
— ICMR (@ICMRDELHI) July 2, 2020
In an effort to ramp up testing capacity, the ICMR has approved a total of 1,000 COVID-19 testing labs in both public (730) and private sector (270). This includes RT-PCR labs (557); TrueNat Labs (363) and CBNAAT Labs (80).