SHIMLA, April 8 -- The Central Research Institute (CRI) Kasauli in Solan district has become the third centre in Himachal Pradesh to carry out tests for Covid-19 after Indira Gandhi Medical College ( IGMC) Shimla and Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPMC) in Tanda, Kangra district .

In efforts to contain the pandemic, health information of over 23 lakh persons was also collected over the last three days.

Though the Indian Council of Medical Research had granted approvals for testing to Lal Bhadur Shastri medical College Nerchowk, in Madi district for tests, it had yet to start.

CRI Kasauli conducted its 11th test on Monday.

Meanwhile, according to chief minister Jai Ram Thakur, as part of the active case finding campaign (...