1,000 samples were collected and till now, among the 826 samples tested, none of them is positive.
This indicates that till now community transmission of COVID-19 in India has been ruled out on the basis of the tested samples.
“There is no evidence of community transmission of #COVID19 as testing of 826 random samples turned out -ve. A total of 1,000 samples were collected. There is no evidence of community transmission as per these results. Further scale-up is in progress,” DG ICMR tweeted on Thursday.