42,788 samples tested for COVID-19 in India so far: ICMR

Mar 31, 2020

New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Indian Council of Medical Research Scientist Raman R Gangakhedkar informed that in India total 42,788 coronavirus tests have been conducted so far. “Till now we have tested 42,788 samples, including 4,346 samples that were tested yesterday. It represents 36% of our capacity. 123 labs have been made functional, 49 private labs have been given permission. Yesterday 399 patients were tested in private labs,” said the ICMR Scientist.