India's COVID-19 testing hits record high of over 6 lakh samples in last 24 hours


The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Friday informed that India has achieved another milestone in its fight against COVID-19 by conducting over six lakh tests in the last 24 hours.


"India achieves another landmark. More than 6 lakh tests done in 24 hours," the Ministry tweeted.

"The objective is to raise the testing capacity to 10 lakhs tests per day in the medium term," the MoHFW said in a subsequent tweet.

The Ministry said that it will continue to implement the strategy of comprehensive testing, tracking and treatment to effectively tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the country.


With inputs from ANI

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