Mumbai, Delhi differ on Covid-19 testing strategy: Officials

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published Published on Nov 17, 2020   modified Modified on Nov 17, 2020

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Delhi has adopted random testing methods, Mumbai is focusing on those showing symptoms or ones who are suspected to have come in contact with Covid-19 patients

Mumbai: Despite Mumbai and Delhi having almost the same positivity rate, civic officials here on Monday said the city does not require to increase its daily number of COVID-19 tests like in the national capital, which is witnessing a fresh wave of the infection.

Testing strategies between the two cities also differ, the officials said, pointing out that while Delhi has adopted random testing methods, Mumbai is focusing on those showing symptoms or ones who are suspected to have come in contact with COVID-19 patients.

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PTI/ Livemint.com, 17 November, 2020, https://www.livemint.com/news/india/mumbai-delhi-differ-on-covid-19-testing-strategy-officials-11605571076184.html


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