India Exceeds WHO Advisory On Covid-19 Testing By Almost Six Times


With almost 70,000 new cases recognized on Friday, the number of confirming Covid-19 diseases has crossed the 3,000,000 imprints now. It has taken eight days for the quantity of affirmed conditions to increment from 25 lakh to 30 lakh. 



Yet, it is the first occasion when the quantity of days taken to include five lakh cases has stayed stable. The increment in the number of issues from 20 lakh to 25 lakh cases rises in only eight days. 


India has surpassed the 140 tests for each day for per million population. As suggested by the World Health Organization (WHO) for far-reaching observation, of COVID-19 by almost many times, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday. 

GUIDELINES OF WHO:Covid-19 Testing 


“WHO in its Guidance Note on “General Health Criteria to Adjust Public Health and Social Measures in the Context of COVID-19″. It has prompted that a nation needs 140 tests/day/million population. for thorough reconnaissance of suspected cases,” the MoHFW’s tweet read. 

“India has surpassed 140 tests/day/million populace as prompted by WHO by almost many times. A few States/UTs have exhibited preferred execution over the public normal,” it included. 

They further said that many Indian states and Union Territories (UTs) are performing basically in a way that is better than even the public normal in directing tests. 


According to a chart shared by the Union Health Ministry, India is performing 828 tests for each day per million populace, according to the most recent information. 


Delhi, with testing regular of 2,717 stands at the top in the nation, trailed by Goa (1,319), and Karnataka (1,261). 

In the interim, Rajasthan with 280 tests being directed every day per million populace is at the lower part of the rundown. 

According to the MoHFW on Sunday, the COVID-19 check is at 65,49,374, remembering 9,37,625 dynamic cases for the nation. The tally likewise incorporates 55,09,967 restored and released or moved cases and 1,01,782 passings. 

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, 7,89,92,534 examples have been checked till October 2 for COVID-19 in the nation. Out of these 11,42,131 examples were tried on Friday.


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