7 Patholabs Sealed In Balasore For Flouting Covid-19 Norms

Balasore: Seven patholabs were sealed by the Balasore district administration today for gross negligence and violation of COVID-19 guidelines such as social distancing, wearing of masks and sanitisation of the premises.

Reportedly, rise in positive cases have raised eyebrows of the district administration and it has launched an investigation into if the nursing homes and patholabs are following the guidelines or not.

An 8-member team comprising of officials of the health department and local administration conducted inspection at 11 places in Balasore town today and initiated action on seven patholabs for violating the COVID-19 guidelines of the State Government.

Shatrughana Sethi, Additional Tahasildar, Balasore Sadar