India has crossed yet another landmark milestone in the fight against the global pandemic. The cumulative Covid 19 testing has crossed 27 crore mark today. The Indian Council of Medical Research has said that various laboratories have conducted more than 27 crore 10 lakh tests of corona virus samples in the country so far. During the last 24 hours, more than 16 lakh 39 thousand tests have been conducted.
Starting from just one testing lab at National Institute of Virology, Pune, in January last year, the country today has two thousand 471 labs for testing Covid samples. This includes one thousand 233 government and one thousand 238 private labs.