Bhubaneswar: Collection of sample (swab) from targeted persons for COVID-19 test by medical teams began in five schools in Odisha capital today.
In order to expedite testing for COVID-19, the State government started swab collection from targeted persons at Jharpada Primary School, Jharpada; Government High School, Chandrasekharpur (BDA); Government High School, Sahid Nagar; Gandamunda UG High School, Gandamunda; and Mamtaj Ali High School, Nayapalli.
Swab collection began today at 9 AM as per earlier announced schedule and will continue till April 17.
Samples will be collected in these schools in two sessions from 9 AM to 12 PM and 3 PM to 5 PM.
Director, Public Health on Friday issued a letter to the District Education Officer, Khordha requesting the latter to do needful for opening of these schools with attendance of two teachers, sweeper and or night watchman in the respective schools