Covid19: India has 118 test labs
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Covid19: India has 118 test labs

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As on March 25, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had tested 25,144 samples from 24,254 individuals.

ICMR has earmarked 118 government laboratories across the country to test samples for Covid-19. Of these, 92 are operational and 26 will become operational soon.

Besides the 116 government labs, ICMR has also given permission to six private labs to conduct tests for Covid-19. There are:

1. Gujarat: Unipath Specialty laboratory limited, Ahmedabad

2. Karnataka: Neuberg Anand Reference Laboratory, Bengaluru

3. Maharashtra: Thyrocare Mumbai

4. Maharashtra: Suburban Diagnostics Mumbai

5. Maharashtra: Metropolis Healthcare Ltd Mumbai

6. Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai

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