_Covid-19 Prevention_ *DDC Doda inaugrates Sample collection booth and Additional Decontamination cum Sanitization tunnel set-up at OPD GMC Hospital Doda* _District administration is making persistence efforts to ensure the safety of all the frontline medical functionaries and general public_

Publish Date : 22/04/2020
Doda : 17 April 2020
As a significant move to scale up the activities in order to control the spread of deadly Coronavirus, District Development Commissioner Doda,Dr Sagar D Doifode today inaugrated 3rd Decontamination cum Sanitization tunnel in the OPD of Government Medical College,Doda.
Besides DDC also inaugrated and inspected the sample collection centre at OPD GMC Doda.
On the occasion DDC expressing gratitude to the PHE and PWD departments for establishing such important Projects in the time bound manner,also said that the administration is taking various initiatives to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
The DDC Informed the media person’s that this is the 3rd decontamination cum sanitization tunnel which has been established by the District Administration in the last week, besides said that various locations are already identified by the District Administration where the similar kind of facilities will be installed for the safety of the general public on priority basis.
While commenting upon the establishment of sample collection booth, DDC said that this unique sample collection booth will not only reduce man power needed for collecting sample for Coronavirus tests,but will ensure the safety of health workers while collecting sample from a suspected patient.
The sample collection booth in the district,has been established to facilitate throat swab sample collection of Covid-19 suspect’s.
Officers who were present during the program are Ex En PHE department,CMO Doda,MS DH Doda, Technical Officer PHE Doda, besides other officials of the district administration and media person’s were also present.