India conducts record 4,20,000 COVID-19 tests in single day

India has achieved a remarkable feat by conducting a record number of 4 lakh 20 thousand COVID-19 tests in a single day on Friday.

In a tweet, Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, India has ramped up its testing facilities within a span of few months. As of now, more than 1300 laboratories are conducting the test of corona virus samples in the country.

The record number has come on the heels of 3,50,000 tests having been done every day continuously over the period of last one week, according to the Health Ministry.

The Ministry also said, “The Union Govt has advised all States to keep up the strategy of aggressive testing, tracking & treatment which may lead to higher number of daily positive cases but would eventually achieve a decline as has been demonstrated after Union Govt’s efforts in Delhi.”