A 40-year-old man, who returned from China two days again, has examined constructive for COVID-19 following which he has been remoted at his house right here, Chief Medical Officer Arun Srivastava stated on Sunday.
His samples might be despatched to Lucknow for genome sequencing, he stated.
“The man has been remoted at his house and groups of the well being division have been requested to conduct assessments of his members of the family and those that got here in touch with him,” Srivastava added.
The man returned to Agra from China through Delhi on December 23 following which he was examined at a personal lab. The report got here out constructive for Covid, he added.
This the primary Covid constructive case within the district detected after November 25, officers stated.
Amid a surge in Covid circumstances in some international locations, together with China, the Centre has ramped up its anti-coronavirus measures.
The Centre had stated RT-PCR check can be made obligatory for passengers from China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand and requested states to conduct a mock drill on December 27 to make sure readiness of well being amenities together with medical oxygen technology vegetation.
Meanwhile, the well being division in Agra started screening and accumulating samples of overseas vacationers at Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Akbar’s Tomb right here.
Besides, samples are additionally being collected on the Agra airport, railway station and Inter Bus Terminal (ISBT), officers stated.
“Sample assortment at Sarojani Naidu Medical College, District Hospital and Primary and Community Health Centres in rural Agra have been initiated with precedence. Those who’ve signs of chilly, cough and fever can go to the well being centres to endure Covid check,” CMO added.
Srivastava added, “Residents are being requested to put on masks and preserve social distance at public locations. They have been suggested to make use of hand sanitiser and observe Covid tips to keep away from the an infection. Besides, residents are suggested to get their precaution dose of COVID-19.” People can contact on the well being division’s helpline numbers 0562-2600412, 9458569043 relating to any queries on the illness, officers stated.
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