Eleven extra devotees staying in two separate camps within the ongoing Magh Mela, have examined optimistic for Covid-19. Final week, 32 devotees had examined optimistic for the coronavirus and had been shifted to Covid centre for remedy.
Nodal officer and extra chief medical officer Dr. Rishi Sahai stated the contaminated individuals have been shifted to Covid Level1 centre at Kalindipuram for remedy.
“A complete of 23 well being groups collected four,118 samples from totally different sectors of the Magh Mela space for testing on Sunday and 11 of them examined optimistic for an infection. All of the 11 individuals who examined optimistic are asymptomatic. Covid testing has been intensified in any respect the camps as a whole lot of kalpvasis are tenting in Magh Mela,” Dr. Sahai stated.
Until date, Mela well being officers have collected 59,111 samples (since December 18) and 118 individuals examined optimistic.
Dr. Sahai stated 23 sufferers, together with 11 who examined optimistic for coronavirus an infection on Sunday, are present process remedy at Covid level-one care centre in Kalindipuram.
“Well being groups are monitoring the pilgrims, saints and seers staying in several camps and Covid playing cards have additionally been issued,” he stated.
Well being groups are additionally conducting testing of individuals on the Mela campus by way of each antigen and RT-PCR strategies. Round 6,000 to 7,000 samples are being collected each day from the Mela space.
On Sunday, 4 cell testing vans comprising lab technicians and well being employees had been engaged to cowl kalpvasis for antigen testing at their respective camps.
Aside from present process a Covid-19 check each fortnight throughout their keep, kalpvasis may also be administered a prophylactic energetic dose of Ivermectin shortly. Each kalpvasi has been allotted a particular Covid card and entries are being made concerning their testing and results of testing on it on frequent intervals.
A complete of 60 surveillance groups, with two members in every workforce, have been deployed on the campus. There are 12 groups in every sector.