India records highest number of COVID-19 tests conducted in a single day

On August 21, with more than 10 lakh COVID-19 sample tests conducted in India, the country recorded the highest number of COVID-19 tests being conducted in a single day, said the Union Health Ministry.

Announcing the same, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement, “India crosses the milestone of 1 million COVID-19 tests a day. More than 10 lakh people tested in the last 24 hours. Adding further, it said that in last 21 days, there has been a 100 per cent rise in recovered cases.

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.”

As per the data shared by the Ministry, on August 1 10,94,374 patients had recovered in the country which increased to 21,58,946 till August 21.

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