Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass testing key to fighting COVID-19, but India nowhere in game, says Rahul Gandhi

'India delayed the purchase of coronavirus testing kits and is now critically short of them,' he said.

Press Trust of India April 14, 2020 19:53:27 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass testing key to fighting COVID-19, but India nowhere in game, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said mass testing for coronavirus infection is key to fighting its spread but the country is currently "nowhere in the game".

Stating that the country has quite low level of testing for coronavirus infection, he said with only 149 tests per million population, India is currently in the company of countries like Laos, Niger and Honduras.

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