Now, pregnant women in Bhubaneswar can get Covid testing facility at doorstep

Bhubaneswar: Encouraged by the responses received during doorstep Covid testing and vaccination drives for senior citizens in Bhubaneswar, the city municipal corporation today decided to provide the testing at doorstep facility for pregnant women as well.

As per the decision taken by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), pregnant women interested to undergo Covid testing can book an appointment by dialing 1929 helpline. The timing for calling up 1929 helpline is 8 AM to 11 AM.

After getting address and other details, Covid testing team will visit house of the registered pregnant woman to collect samples.

Earlier, the BMC launched the doorstep sample collection facility for senior citizens in the city.

The 60+ age group can book their appointment by calling 1929 helpline to avail the service.

Today the BMC collected 222 samples during the on-call Covid testing drive for senior citizens.

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