ANANTNAG: One more sample collection centre has been established at newly constructed trauma hospital at Bijbehara in Anantnag, which has been already turned into a quarantine centre. District Magistrate, Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Dar said that the second sample collection centre for Covid – 19 suspects will lighten the burden on GMC Anantnag, which was the single sample collection centre for Covid – 19 till today for twin districts of Anantnag and Kulgam. He added that it will help in aggressive and random sample collection. “The capacity of Trauma Hospital turned quarantine centre at Bijbehara has been enhanced from 70 to 110 beds and will be further enhanced as per the requirement,” he said. Appealing people to make the lockdown successful, avoiding gatherings, maintaining social distance and wearing masks, DM said that the Covid – 19 pandemic can be contained by the joint efforts of people and administration and following advisories is imperative.
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