“Around 42,299 tests were carried out yesterday which is by far the highest ever,” he said in a tweet adding that the positivity ratio continued to be stable at below 2 per cent.
He said significant build-up in COVID testing was done to carry out sentinel testing at educational institutions in order to identify early trends if any.
According to update by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the country reported 799 new positive cases and five deaths during the last 24 hours.
Out of the confirmed cases, 294,392 patients have been recovered.
-Courtesy by APP