Need to increase testing in Bihar, Gujarat, UP, WB and Telangana: Health Ministry

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Published on August 11, 2020 - Duration: 01:09s

Need to increase testing in Bihar, Gujarat, UP, WB and Telangana: Health Ministry

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a press conference over COVID-19 situation in India on August 11 informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the video conferencing with 10 states on August 11 asked them to increase their testing rate.

Rajesh Bhushan said, "PM referred to the fact that there are states - Bihar, Gujarat, UP, West Bengal and Telangana where there's need to increase testing rate as positivity rate at present in these states is on higher side."


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