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16 April 2020 Current Events 3,00,000 Testing Kits is Expected to Reach India on Thursday

After much waiting, India might receive its first consignment of rapid test kits for COVID-19 on Thursday. One consignment consists of 3,00,000 testing kits which have been cleared by customs in Guangzhou on Wednesday, which is expected to reach Delhi on Thursday, said an official. India is to utilise these rapid testing kits in hotspots around the country where infection rates are high, and cases are rising speedily. The process of getting the kits takes time as many countries were rejecting Chinese kits over substandard quality. After which the Chinese government concocted a list of companies whose products have passed all the quality tests and would be competent for exports. Moreover, Chinese customs are also insisting on quality checks before sending out. Indian authorities insisted on quality checks on their own as well to avoid any problem in the collection of data.


3,00,000 Testing Kits is Expected to Reach India on Thursday

After much waiting, India might receive its first consignment of rapid test kits for COVID-19 on Thursday. One consignment consists of 3,00,000 testing kits which have been cleared by customs in Guangzhou on Wednesday, which is expected to reach Delhi on Thursday, said an official. India is to utilise these rapid testing kits in hotspots around the country where infection rates are high, and cases are rising speedily. The process of getting the kits takes time as many countries were rejecting Chinese kits over substandard quality. After which the Chinese government concocted a list of companies whose products have passed all the quality tests and would be competent for exports. Moreover, Chinese customs are also insisting on quality checks before sending out. Indian authorities insisted on quality checks on their own as well to avoid any problem in the collection of data.




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