GHMC Mulls Serosurvey in Containment Zones

24 Apr, 2021 14:27 IST|Sakshi Post

The Officials of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have decided to conduct a serosurvey in the 63 micro- containment zones to contain the spread of Coronavirus. After conducting the survey, the authorities are planning to set up testing and vaccination facilities there.  

Following the directions of the Health Department, the civic body has declared 63 containment zones which are spread across 30 circles of its six zones.

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The GHMC DRF teams will be continuing sanitation works in these zones every alternate day. Along with sanitization activities, the civic body in coordination with the Medical and Health Department will take up a serosurvey in these locations.

Swab samples will be collected during the survey for Coronavirus testing and the residents there will be vaccinated as per requirement. Officials will make sure that people living in the surrounding areas are following Covid-19 protocols like wearing of face mask, maintaining social distance and hygiene in these zones.

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