Murshidabad : Mobile camp to collect Swab
Berhampore : In order to collect as many samples for COVID-19 in less time, West Bengal government on Monday rolled out a swab testing ambulance in Murshidabad district. Today, at the initiate of Murshidabad District Health Department, an Swab testing ambulance has been set up outside the Beldanga Block Primary Health Center to collects Swab samples of migrant laboursers those who returned from various states by Special Shramik Special train.
As per report , already 20 swab samples has been collected by a mobile swab testing ambulance van. Prefernce is being given to those workers who have entered the Beldanga block in last 14 days.
Beldanga block primary health officer Dr. Salman Mandal said that collected swab samples are being sent to Murshidabad Medical College. The mobile laboratory is not all about collecting swab samples ; but also has provision of disinfectant , drinking water , disposal of clinical waste and drawer for safe keep of swabs.
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The moving Swab testing lab also follows the social distancing guidelines as set up by State and Central government” he added.
However, yesterday, four new novel coronavirus positive patients has been detected in Murshidabad district . Three of them are Delhi returnee migrant workers of Suti-2 blocks and the other is a female health worker of Jangipur sub-divisional hospital.
In the last 24 hours , 153 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in West Bengal. 14 corona infected patients died in last 24 hours. As per state government data, till date total 113 people have died due to Covid-19 infection. In addition , 72 more people died due to comorbidity.
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