A cumulative whole of two,02,02,858 samples have been examined as much as August 2 with 3,81,027 samples being examined on Sunday, the ICMR stated.
The whole variety of checks for the detection of COVID-19 had crossed the one-crore mark in India on July 6.
There are actually 1,348 testing labs within the nation comprising 914 within the public sector and 434 non-public labs.
Having begun with one single laboratory on the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune after which increasing to 100 laboratories across the starting of the lockdown, the ICMR on June 23 validated the 1000th testing lab.
India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 18-lakh mark on Monday, only a day after it went previous 17 lakh, with 52,972 instances reported in a day whereas the variety of recoveries surged to over 11.86 lakh, in line with the Union Health Ministry data.
The whole coronavirus instances surged to 18,03,695, whereas the demise toll because of COVID-19 climbed to 38,135 with 771 individuals succumbing to the illness in a day, the info up to date at eight am on Monday confirmed.
Various steps taken by the central authorities have paved the way in which for enhanced testing for COVID-19, the well-being ministry had stated earlier.