Health Ministry confirms 519 cases of COVID- 19, 40 patients cured

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Health and Family Welfare Ministry has confirmed 519 cases of COVID- 19 including 476 Indians and 43 foreign nationals. Death toll reached to 10 as Delhi reported second death. 40 patients have been cured and discharged so far.

According to the Ministerial sources, 118 laboratories have been included in the ICMR network for testing of patients. These laboratories have a capacity to test 12 thousand samples per day.

26 private lab chains situated across the India have been registered with Indian Council of Medical Research for Covid 19 testing. ICMR has approved 119 government laboratories for testing in India.