COVID 2.0: Ganjam begins door-to-door screening

Berhampur: As part of strategies for early detection of COVID-19, Ganjam district administration today began door-to-door screening of residents.

Total 112 teams, including ANM, Anganwadi and ASHA workers have been formed for the screening. They will visit house to house and do thermal screening, check oxygen level in body and and other symptoms of the virus.

“The screening will continue for 10 days. We are also preparing a database of migrants and keeping a check on their health,” said an official.

The district administration has sought cooperation of people for smooth conduct of the drive. The administration also requested them not to hide if they have symptoms and follow all COVID-19 norms.

It is pertinent to mention here that the district administration had conducted door-to-door screening of residents in Berhampur seven times during the first wave of the pandemic.

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