India coronavirus highest surge but poll campaign on full swing, COVID19 testing sinks in polling states

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In West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, the second wave of Corona is directly showing a decrease in testing. At the same time, the test in Kerala has increased but the percentage of antigen testing is high, while the emphasis of the Ministry of Health is that the RTPCR must be 70% of the total testing.

If we look at the statistics of testing in different electoral states –

West Bengal :

July 2020: 3,80,056
August 2020: 9,91,497

February 2021: 5,66,413
March 2021: 6,12,284

February 2021:

Antigen: 33%
RTPCR: 67%

March 2021:

Antigen: 26%
RTPCR: 74%

Assam

July 2020: 4,02,283
August 2020: 8,38,101

February 2021: 2,12,237
March 2021: 2,14,322

February 2021:

Antigen: 81%
RTPCR: 19%

March 2021:

Antigen: 80%
RTPCR: 20%

Kerala

July 2020: 2,66,410
August 2020: 3,11,279

February 2021: 16,30,516
March 2021: 24,85,684

February 2021:

Antigen: 66.50%
RTPCR: 33.50%

March 2021:

Antigen: 45.33%
RTPCR: 54.67%

Tamil Nadu

July 2020: 15,98,316
August 2020: 20,60,279

February 2021: 13,51,222
March 2021: 19,36,012

February 2021:

Antigen: 0.05%
RTPCR: 99.95%

March 2021:

Antigen: 0.07%
RTPCR: 99.93%

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