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India Faces Shortage Of Coronavirus Testing Kits As Number Of Infected Patients Rise

Mar 17, 2020 07:46 PM IST India India
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India is facing a shortage of test kits to diagnose Coronavirus cases. These kits are not manufactured in India. Due to the lockdown & travel bans imposed by the govt it is difficult to import these kits. In an interview to Network 18. Thyrocare Technologies Ltd, urged the govt to allow airlifting of COVID-19 test kits.

India

  • Active Cases

    3,851

     
  • Total Confirmed

    4,281

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    318

     
  • Total DEATHS

    111

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 06 (06:00 PM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    978,492

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,330,001

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    277,646

     
  • Total DEATHS

    73,863

     
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres