Tuesday, December 07, 2021

7-member team deputed at Gaya airport

Gaya: In view of the Omicron threat, the officials of the health department and the Gaya district administration are on alert mode. Civil surgeon (CS) K K Rai has deputed a seven-member team, comprising doctors, lab technicians and other health workers, at the Gaya airport to make sure that all the passengers undergo a Covid test.

The order issued by the CS stated, “All the visitors will be allowed to go outside the airport only after producing a negative RT-PCR report. Those who do not produce their RT-PCR report will undergo rapid antigen test at the airport.”

Meanwhile, during a weekly review meeting held on Monday district programme manager (health) Nilesh Kumar said, “With a view to ramping up the Covid immunization drive, the State Health Society will launch a ‘Get Vaccinated and Win Awards’ programme on December 27. It will conclude on December 31.”

Gaya district Abhishek Singh, who also attended the meeting, instructed the officials concerned to organize Covid testing camps at the airport, railway station and bus stands.

According to sources, the number of Covid tests in Gaya has crossed the 26-lakh mark.

07/12/21 Times of India

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