India’s total COVID tests surpass US population, says K’taka Minister
PTI, Jun 10, 2021, 2:42 PM IST
Bengaluru: The total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in India have surpassed the entire population of the United States of America, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said on Thursday.
“Did anyone notice that India’s Covid testing numbers have surpassed the entire population of the USA?” he asked in a tweet.
“A total of 37 crore tests have been carried out till now, of which 13 crore are in the last 3 months alone!” Sudhakar said.
According to Union Health Ministry data, the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country touched 37,21,98,253.
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