While random sampling was done by the District Health Department on the Badarpur border on Wednesday, Corona investigation camps were also set up at 26 places. The camps started around 11 am. Around 300 people were found corona infected during this period.
The department had set up investigation camps to identify corona infected and provide treatment to them. The team collected 9 thousand samples by 5 pm. Among them were 5 thousand RTPCR samples, while 4 thousand were rapid antigen tests. Of these, about 300 samples have been reported positive. Most of these infected were without symptoms.
Infected people over 60 years of age and suffering from serious illnesses have been isolated at Kovid Hospital, while others have been dedicated Dedicated Covid Care Center and Home. During this time, the team of the department also made people aware and told them the importance of mask and physical distance. Apart from these, he was made aware about the precautions to be taken in the event of cold, cough and fever. At the same time, the team of lab technicians Satpal and Sunil Atri visited various places and supervised the camps.
Chief Medical Officer Randeep Singh Poonia told that there is a need to search on infected people without symptoms. For this, camps are being organized near people’s homes and in congested areas. This may increase the number of infected, but the results will be positive. Rapid antigen tests have found around 300 people infected, while the RTPCR sample report will come 24 hours later.