14/23 samples test positive for Covid in mass RAT testing at Phongla; Results for 207 RTPCR tests aw

Namchi, 23 Jul (IPR): As COVID-19 mass testing drive has been intensified the team from Namthang Primary Health Centre led by Medical Officer, In-charge, Namthang, PHC Dr Mingyur D Lassopa, Dental Surgeons, Dr Sushmita Chettri and Dr Ayesha Chettri, they collected RT-PCR samples and did RAT at Phongla today.

The team covered villages namely Suiram, Phongla and Tangzi under Tangzi Bikmat Gram Panchayat Unit and Chuba Phong Gram Panchayat Unit.

The team did 23 Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) at Phongla out of which 14 detect positive. They also collected 207 Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) samples at Phongla. Whereas in Namthang Primary Health Centre 2 RAT were done and both test turned out positive.