Centre advises Karnataka to increase testing, contain Covid spread

The number of clusters is increasing with a total of seven clusters in the city a majority of which are from apartments in Mahadevapura area Genome samples have to be taken from these clusters on priority basis The state has been asked to maintain an adequate number of tests and send samples from infected individuals for genome sequencing an official from the department said Confirming the instructions Health Commissioner Randeep D said After the recent meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee we have increased testing targets to 30 000 While the target for Bengaluru will be 20 000 it has been increased to 10 000 in other districts

Source : The New Indian Express