1 million tests per day: Dr Harshvardhan

July 24, 2020: India is doing 1 million Covid tests per day, said union health and family welfare minister Dr Harshvardhan.

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July 24, 2020: India is doing 1 million Covid tests per day, said union health and family welfare minister Dr Harshvardhan.

"We have performed over 15 million RTPCR tests so far, and are now performing more than 0.35 million tests per day with a projected quantum of performing 1 million tests per day," said the minister.

He informed that India has so far reported 1.25 million cases and more than 30,000 deaths due to COVID19. The minister claimed India has one of the lowest cases and deaths per million population. India's present recovery rate stands at 63.45% whereas mortality is at 2.3%.

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