Additional testing facility for RAT, sample collection centre for RT-PCR operationalised at Anantnag

Anantnag: Acting upon the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Ghulam Hassan Sheikh today operationalized Covid-19 RT-PCR sample collection and Rapid Antigen Testing center at GHSS, Ranibagh Anantnag.

The facility has been made functional to decongest the premises of Government Medical College Anantnag and will go a long way in reducing the rush at the District Hospital

During his visit, the ADC took on spot inspection of the facility and also monitored the Rapid Antigen Testing and RT-PCR sample collection operations being done there.

Speaking on the occasion, the ADC said that the purpose of creating the facility is to reduce the footfall of people at GMC Anantnag and ward off chances of virus exposure besides helping the hospital staff to focus on the treatment of Covid positives and timely testing of indoor patients.

He also informed that adequate staff has been deployed at the centre and appealed to people of Anantnag town and its peripheral areas to drop in and get tested hassle free in a secure environment.

Meanwhile, the move of the administration has been widely appreciated by the people of the town.

 

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