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Covid-19: Country needs 10 times more testing: CCMB Director


When it comes to relief from Covid-19, there has always been talk of flattening the curve.

This actually means either a slowdown or a reduction in the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

But is it scientific to hope for a flattening of the curve when nobody exactly knows what is the peak?

“Without knowing what is the peak, the peaking or flattening of the Covid-19 curve does not happen naturally. The only way is to do a lot of testing; the country needs 10 times more testing than what is being done,” Rakesh K Mishra, Director - Centre for Cellular and ...


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