TINSUKIA: As part of the ongoing collection of samples for COVID-19 testing under Assam Targeted Surveillance Programme (ATSP), a team of health officials led by Sangeeta Das, District Media Expert (DME), collected swab samples in Tinsukia Press Club on Monday.
As many as 33 reporters of both print and electronic media voluntarily offered collection of samples. Sangeeta Das later told media persons that because the media persons belonged to the most vulnerable category, it was utmost necessary to conduct screening for reporters. She complimented media persons for coming forward for the test. On behalf of Tinsukia Press Club, Pranab Phukan secretary extended thanks to the Health Department, Tinsukia.