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India ramped up COVID-19 testing infrastructure to 1370 labs now: Health Ministry – Home Health Choices

New Delhi: India substantively ramped up its testing infrastructure from one lab in January 2020 to 1370 labs at present, the Union Health Ministry stated on Thursday.

In view of COVID-19, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday knowledgeable that the nation has substantively ramped up its testing infrastructure from one lab in January 2020 to 1370 labs as of now.

“#IndiaFightsCorona India has substantively ramped up its testing infrastructure from one lab in Jan 2020 to 1370 labs today. Expanded diagnostic lab network and facilitation for easy testing across the country has given a boost and India has done more than 2 crore tests presently,” stated the MoHFW in a tweet on Thursday.

The Health Ministry additionally stated that the day by day new recoveries are growing steadily.

“The progressively increasing daily new recoveries are due to a focused attention on surveillance, containment and effective clinical management. India created a network of Covid Dedicated Hospitals to manage the cases,” it stated.

It additionally stated, “India has one of the lowest deaths/million compared to many countries.”

“Focused and coordinated implementation of “TEST, TRACK, TREAT” strategy focusing on early identification and effective clinical management has resulted in low and continuously sliding Case Fatality Rate (CFR),” the Ministry added in one other tweet.

With a single-day spike of 56,282 new COVID-19 circumstances within the final 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally reached 19,64,537 on Thursday. The lively circumstances stand at 5,95,501 and 13,28,336 sufferers have been cured or discharged.

The Health Ministry stated lively circumstances as a proportion of whole circumstances have seen a big drop from 34.17 per cent on July 24 to 30.31 per cent.

With a rise of 904 deaths, the toll because of the disease has gone as much as 40,699.

The ministry stated that the restoration fee has reached a report excessive of 67.62 per cent amongst COVID-19 sufferers and the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) stands at 2.07 per cent.

“The total recoveries of COVID-19 patients have jumped to 13,28,336 with 46,121 COVID-19 patients being discharged in the last 24 hours. With such a consistent increase in recoveries, the gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases has reached 7,32,835,” the ministry stated in an announcement. (ANI)

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