Gurugram, November 20
After Uttar Pradesh well being authorities, these in Gurugram adjoining Delhi too started to conduct random coronavirus checks on Friday on the inter-state border on folks travelling from the nationwide capital to the Haryana territory.
A group of Haryana Well being Division was deployed at Kherki Daula toll plaza for the COVID-19 speedy antigen checks.
The well being officers stated that related drive will probably be began in different Delhi-Gurugram border areas from Saturday.
In view of the rising circumstances of infections in Haryana in addition to Delhi, the Well being Division Director-Normal Dr VK Bansal had instructed district authorities for the take a look at drive.
District’s Covid-19 Nodal Officer Dr Jai Prakash stated that groups of well being officers on the toll plaza have been testing folks coming from Delhi. “We’re conducting speedy antigen checks on folks randomly. We’ll be sure that the commuters do not face any inconvenience throughout checks,” he stated.
The officer stated well being officers sporting private safety gear together with policemen have been deployed at an ambulance for the checks, which provides leads to 15 minutes.
“Additional motion is taken primarily based on the take a look at outcomes. If we discovered anybody is contaminated, she or he is distributed again to Delhi. Solely those that take a look at adverse are allowed to go forward,” a well being official stated.
The Covid-19 tally in Gurugram has now risen to 41,825, together with 253 deaths and 5,554 lively circumstances, an official well being launch stated on Thursday.