_Covid-19 Prevention_ *District Administration gear’s up the sample collection facilities in the District* _Set-up one more Kiosk sample collection centre in Thathri_

Publish Date : 01/06/2020
Doda,May 11:
In order to ensure mass sample collection across the district, DDC Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode today inaugrated Kiosk sample collection booth set-up by District Administration at Thathri.
On the occasion DDC said that the sample collection centre has been established to facilitate Nasal sample collection of Covid-19 suspect’s as per set SOP.Besides Informed that the this centre will not only facilitate the Doda district but will also collect the samples from all the stranded residents of Kishtiwar district who will cross the jurisdiction of Thathri.
Further elaborating DDC said as the movement of the stranded residents in both the district’s has started,it is now mandatory to collect the samples of every person for further testing.
In this regard till yesterday 4190 samples were collected by the health officials at various locations like Assar, Bhaderwah,Doda,Gandoh and Thathri out of which 2480 are tested negative and the results of 1710 are still awaited.
Other’s who were present during the occasion are SP Operations Doda,SDM Thathri,Tehsildar, BDO Thathri,BMO Thathri,District Epidemiologist Doda,besides officials of health and civil administration.