Central Advisories For Protection From COVID Begins: RTCPR Testings At RGIA

Hyderabad, Dec 25 (maxim news): In view of the Central government giving advisories to protect the people from Covid, as part of it the Center made the RTPCR testing mandatory for International passengers from China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, the officials have stepped up random Covid testing of International passengers arriving at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.

As per the reports, two percent of passengers arriving on each international flight will be subject to random coronavirus testing at airports. Two counters were set up for the collection of samples. the number of counters will be increased from tomorrow (Monday) and thermal screening is also being done on every passenger arriving from abroad

Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry has written to all the States and Union Territories regarding holding a Mock Drill at all Health facilities across the country on December 27. In a letter to the Additional Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary, and Secretary (Health) of all States and Union Territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that the objective of this exercise is to ensure operational readiness of these health facilities for the management of Covid, he said, during the Mock Drill focus will be on the availability of health facilities, bed capacities, optimal availability of human resources including doctors, nurses and paramedics, availability of advanced and basic life support ambulances, testing capacities and medical oxygen. (Maxim News)

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