24000 samples tested for COVID-19 till now: Maharashtra Minister

Coronavirus Covid 19

Mumbai, April 17: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Friday said that till now about 24000 samples have been tested for coronavirus in the state.

Pointing to the time-lapse between sample collection and test result ,Tope said, “Of 51,000 samples, over 24,000 samples have been tested for coronavirus in Mumbai.”
He further said, “We have a total of 30 COVID-19 testing labs in the state including 15 government and 15 private labs. Soon, 6 more testing labs will be added in our list.”

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s count of positive cases of coronavirus reached 13,387, of which 3,205 cases have been reported from Maharashtra

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