India crosses milestone of 1 million COVID-19 tests a day

PTI

India crosses the milestone of 1 million COVID19 tests a day.

India crosses the milestone of 1 million COVID19 tests a day.

India has crossed the milestone of conducting 10 lakh COVID19 tests in a single day.

In a tweet, Health Ministry said, during the last 24 hours, more than 10 lakh people were tested.

The health ministry also highlighted that the recovery rate has risen by 100% in the past three weeks.

The Ministry said, early identification through testing, prompt and effective treatment through supervised home isolation and quality medical care and innovative graded policy measures have resulted in almost 100 per cent increase in recovered cases in the last 21 days.

India recorded the highest-number of recoveries recorded in a single day on Friday with 62,282 patients recovering from coronavirus. The total number of recoveries crossed the 21.5-lakh mark on Friday.

The union health ministry highlighted in the tweet that prompt and effective measures were taken to cure the patients. Treatment under home isolation and graded policy measures which were innovative has led to this milestone, the ministry said in its tweet.