Episode 79: When Can Everyone Get A Test?

Hello and welcome to The Moving Curve. I’m Rukmini, a data journalist based in Chennai. Every night on this mini-cast, I consider one question around the novel coronavirus epidemic in India. Tonight, I’m considering this one: can anyone who wants a test get one in India?

The ICMR’s June 23 guidelines are here.

The Indian Express article on the new guidelines is here.

Supriya Sharma’s report on eastern UP’s lack of testing facilities is here.

ICMR’s existing (May 18) testing strategy is here.

Priyanka Pulla’s article on the math of antigen testing is here.

Thank you for listening. This episode was edited by Anand Krishnamoorthi. Tomorrow — a new question.

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