DC asks health officials to start contact tracing
The Kamrup Metro District Administration on Friday held a meeting with representatives from different departments to discuss the COVID situation of the district.
GUWAHATI: The Kamrup Metro District Administration on Friday held a meeting with representatives from different departments to discuss the COVID situation of the district.
Chairing the meeting, Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner (DC) Biswajit Pegu instructed the health officials to identify at least 30 persons that a COVID-19 patient has come in contact with.
The DC asked the health officials to prioritize the testing of passengers at the airport and railway station.
It is to be noted that, keeping in mind of the increasing number of COVID cases in Kamrup Metro, the District Administration will start a three-day testing programme from April 10.
During the programme, tests will be conducted at business establishments, offices, and religious places.
The meeting was attended by Kamrup Metro Development Commissioner Nibedan Das Patowary, Chief Executive Officer of Kamrup Metro Zila Parishad, Additional DCs Sharmishtha Bora and Bipul Kumar Das, officials from Airport Authority of India, Northeast Frontier Railway, and National Disaster Response Force.