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Coronavirus Update: Over one lakh samples tested for COVID-19 in last 24 hours, says ICMR

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 May 2020, 11:41 IST

A total of 1,03,532 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in the country, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday.

As per ICMR's bulletin, a total of 26,15,920 samples of coronavirus have been tested as of May 21.


Earlier, ICMR also released revised guidelines for TrueNat, a comprehensive assay for screening and testing for positive cases for COVID-19.

A circular published by the apex medical body also elaborated on the steps to be followed for new testing.

(ANI)

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First published: 21 May 2020, 11:41 IST
 
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