Punjab & Region

Testing is essential to control corona: Dr. Gurdeep Singh Kapoor

The Fact News Service
Nawanshahr, April 29
Under the direction of  Deputy Commissioner Dr. Shena Aggarwal, the Health Department has launched a battle to achieve “Mission Fateh” by defeating the coronavirus. Disclosing this here today Civil Surgeon Dr. Gurdeep Singh Kapoor said that so far 190113 persons have been sampled in the district under Mission Fateh out of which 8727 persons have tested positive for corona while results of 892 samples are awaited. He said that the positivity rate of the district was above 4%.
Dr. Gurdeep Singh Kapoor said that maximum sampling is very important to control Covid-19. The health department is working day and night to prevent corona. He said that corona protection masks, social stigma and frequent hand washing or sanitation should not be delayed.
He appealed to the people to cooperate with the health department in winning the war against corona by ensuring non-compliance with the instructions issued by the Punjab government. He also said that one should go out of the house only when necessary work should be done and while going out one should cover one’s face with a mask, handkerchief, cloth, lime, sheet etc. and keep necessary distance from each other. It is also important to wash your hands frequently with soap and water.

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