In 24 hours, UP runs 3 lakh + tests, a record | India News
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LUCK: UP laboratories carried out the largest number of tests – 3,06,548 – in 24 hours on Saturday. Labs analyzed an average of 212 samples per minute, as the total number of tests conducted in the state since the pandemic outbreak rose to a record 4.64 million rupees, Shailvee Sharda reports.
“Yesterday more than 3.06 lakhs of Covid tests were conducted, of which more than 1.30 lakh were RT-PCR method. No other state has done so many tests, “he said. Alok kumar, secretary of CM Yogi adityanath. “The state has been working to increase testing capacity and registration is the result of these efforts. Three laboratories started operating last week and 12 more will be operational soon, ”he said. Aggressive testing has lowered the state’s positivity rate to about 1.9%, Kumar said. UP reported 6,046 new cases on Saturday.