Test Track Treat strategy: 3.5 crore people tested for COVID-19

Sakal Times News Desk
Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Over 3.5 crore people have been tested for COVID-19 so far, determinedly following the ‘Test Track Treat’ strategy

Over 3.5 crore people have been tested for COVID-19 so far, determinedly following the ‘Test Track Treat’ strategy, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) cleared on Tuesday.

"India has tested more than 3.5 crore people for COVID-19 so far, resolutely following its `Test Track Treat` strategy," the Health Ministry said in a tweet.

The Ministry further stated that high testing in the nation has helped in controlling the spread of the infection. "As the first step towards timely identification, prompt isolation and effective treatment, higher testing also results in limiting the spread of infection," it said.

The Health Ministry had earlier stated that the gap between recoveries and coroanvirus active cases endures to broaden as the recoveries are more than three times the active cases.

It said, "The gap between recoveries and COVID-19 active cases continues to widen. The recoveries are more than 3 times the active cases.”

Meanwhile, India's coronavirus case total crossed 31 lakh mark with 60,975 new cases and 848 fatalities in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health, the COVID-19 case total in the nation has risen to 31,67,324 which includes 7,04,348 active cases, 24,04,585 cured, discharged, migrated and 58,390 deaths.

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