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18,190,382 samples tested for Covid-19 till July 29 in India, says ICMR

A total of 1,81,90,382 samples for Covid-19 were tested across the country as of Wednesday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research.

“The total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to July 29 is 1,81,90,382 including 4,46,642 samples tested yesterday,” said the ICMR in a bulletin shared on Twitter.

India witnessed a single-day spike of 52,123 Covid-19 positive cases as the total cases in the country reached 15,83,792, the ministry of health and family welfare said on Thursday.

The including 5,28,242 active cases and 10,20,582 cured/discharged cases, the health ministry added. A total of 775 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 34,968. – Hindustan Times