Uttar Pradesh become first state to conduct 75 lakh tests
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 15, Sep 2020, 17:23 pm IST | UPDATED: 15, Sep 2020, 17:27 pm IST
Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to conduct 75 lakh tests for coronavirus cases ,informed state additional chief secretary home Awanish K Awasthi on Sunday.
"Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to conduct over 75 lakhs COVID -19 tests. The Chief Minister has said that the number of COVID -19 testing has to be taken to 1 crore. Before September 30,UP will be the first state to test 10 million COVID-19 samples .Now,we are preparing to test 2 lakh COVID-19 samples per day ," Mr Awasthi said during a press briefing on the coronavirus situation in the state
Yestarday, a total of 1,47,082 samples were tested in the state. So far, over 75 lakhs COVID-19 samples have been tasted in the state,"principal health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said