Tests in Maharashtra not keeping pace with growth of average daily COVID cases: Health Ministry

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that in Maharashtra, average daily cases on week basis have grown significantly and reached a level of 57,000 plus and RT-PCR tests are progressively coming down. "In Maharashtra you'll find that average daily cases, week on week, have grown significantly and reached a level of 57,000 plus. Tests per million are growing but not keeping pace with growth of average daily cases. If you look at share of RT-PCR tests, it's progressively coming down," he said.