Rapid Antigen testing kits to be used in UP: CM Yogi
Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed to test covid-19 with new technique ‘Antigen Test’. The state has got anti test kits. Testing process will be started through them across the state from Wednesday.
The antigen test will be started in the districts of Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Kanpur Nagar and Meerut Division. The Chief Minister has also ordered the establishment of covid Help Desk in each police station, hospital, revenue court, tehsil, development blocks in the state.
Antigen Test in Uttar Pradesh:
The Chief Minister was reviewing the unlocked system at a high-level meeting convened at Lok Bhavan on Tuesday. He said that posters related to infection of covid-19 should be put on the covid Help Desk. Pulse oximeter, infrared thermometer and sanitizer should also be kept.
The personnel deployed at the covid help desk should also be trained about the operation of medical equipment. Masks and gloves should be made available to these workers.
CM Yogi said that it should be ensured that one to two personnel are essentially available at the covid Help Desk. Covid help desk should be operated daily from 7 am to 7 pm. Private hospitals should also be motivated to set up Covid help desks. He has also instructed to provide the list of Covid help desks set up.
Meanwhile, the number of corona cases are increasing rapidly in India. More than 45 lakh cases reported in India and 14476 people have lost their lives. In latest updates 18893 people are corona infected in Uttar Pradesh and 583 people died due to covid19 infection so far.
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