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covid: Railways Units Up Cubicles For Covid Exams | Patna Information


PATNA: Amid an exponential surge within the Covid-19 circumstances in Bihar, railways has arrange Covid testing cubicles at 29 stations falling beneath the jurisdiction of East Central Railway (ECR) to conduct take a look at on most variety of passengers. Railways is operating these Covid testing cubicles in coordination with the state well being division para-medical workers of the respective district on railway platforms.
Based on ECR’s RPF chief safety commissioner-cum-IG S Mayank, railways has deployed RPF women and men in enough numbers at these stations to streamline Covid testing on passengers reaching right here from far off locations. Through the previous two-three days, greater than 260 passengers had examined constructive. They had been instantly remoted and placed on correct medicine at their respective locations, he stated .
In Danapur division alone, railways has arrange Covid testing cubicles at seven stations which incorporates Patna Junction, Buxar, Ara, Patliputra Junction, Jehanabad, Kiul and Rajgir. The variety of testing stations has elevated to carry extra passengers beneath necessary Covid testing advisory on railway platforms as issued by the Railway Board, the RPF IG stated including RPF women and men are aiding passengers to endure hassle-free testing.
In Samastipur division, 9 Covid testing cubicles are practical at Samastipur, Raxaul, Bettiah, Darbhanga, Saharsa, Motihari, Narkatiaganj, Dauram Madhepura and Sitamarhi. The state well being division has deployed 57 para medical workers at these stations to hold out uninterrupted testing. Through the previous three days, a minimum of 7000 passengers had undergone the take a look at, out of which 77 of them examined constructive for Covid , he stated including greater than 1000 passengers had been additionally inoculated additionally at these stations.
In Sonepur division, the railways is operating testing cubicles at seven stations that are Sonepur, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Barauni, Begusarai, Khagaria and Naugachia. Whereas Covid testing on passengers is happening around the clock at Muzaffarpur and Barauni, at different stations Covid testing goes on between 8 am and eight pm every day beneath the direct supervision of state well being paramedical workers, the RPF IG stated.
Railways is finishing up Covid testing at six stations that are Gaya, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhaya Junction, Dehri on-Sone, Anugrah Narain Street, Sasaram and Bhabhua beneath Pt Deen Dayal Upadhaya division. Greater than thousand passengers are present process Covid testing every day at these stations. Whereas these with gentle signs had been requested to isolate at their houses, these examined constructive had been handed over to the state well being division workers for additional remedy, he stated including, paramedical workers are doing speedy antigen and RT-PCR on passengers reaching right here from far off locations on railway platforms.


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