1,30,72,718 samples tested for COVID-19 till July 16, says ICMR

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Friday said that a total 1,30,72,718 samples have been tested to diagnose COVID-19 up to July 16.

While 3,33,228 samples were tested on Thursday, the ICMR informed.

With the highest single-day spike of 34,956 cases, and 687 deaths, India’s COVID-19 positive cases crossed the 10 lakh mark on Friday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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The total positive cases stand at 10,03,832 including 3,42,473 active cases, 6,35,757 cured/discharged/migrated and 25,602 deaths, according to the Ministry.

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