The target of 5 lakh COVID19 tests will be completed in Assam in the next few days.
This was announced by Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday.
While sharing a list of COVID19 tests conducted across India per million, the Assam health minister tweeted: “We will complete 5 lacs test in next few days.”
“Our faculties, scientists and lab technicians are working 24 hrs putting their life at risk. Hope some day people will recognise this selfless dedication of my team,” the health minister said.
We will complete 5 lacs test in next few days. Our faculties, scientists and lab technicians are working 24 hrs putting their life at risk. Hope some day people will recognise thiis selfless dedication of my team . Thank you @amitabhk87 for recognising my state https://t.co/k9ft8a3bH8
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 5, 2020
As per the list of tests per million in major India states, Delhi is on the top with 32,863 tests, followed by Andhra Pradesh with 18,597 tests.
Tamil Nadu is in the third position with 16,663 tests while Assam is in the fourth spot with 13,471.
Bihar is in the 19th spot on the list with 2,197 COVID19 tests.
In a tweet on July 3, health minister Sarma informed that the health teams in the state conducted more than 10,000 COVID19 tests, taking the state’s total count of tests to 438,882.
“Yet again today, our teams carried out 10,000 plus #COVID19 tests – the total count reached 438,882. Despite attempts by some to divert attention and run smear campaigns, our Team remain steadfast in their commitment & focus. Thank you!”, Sarma tweeted.