Mass Covid testing drive at Rateypani

Namchi, 17 Jul (IPR): A mass testing drive was held at Upper and Lower Passi village under Rateypani Gram Panchayat Unit today.

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 collected RT-PCR samples and did RAT test respectively.

A total of 35 RAT test was done whereas a total of 236 RT-PCR samples were collected. In RAT test 27 people were found to be Covid-19 positive.

During the mass testing BDO (Namthang), Ram Tamang also carried an awareness drive on Covid-19 related appropriate behaviour amongst the general public.