Rajouri,August,24:To lower the risk of COVID19 infection from the incomers entering the district via DKG and with the aim to scale up the sampling and testing capabilities significantly,a new sample collection centre has been set up at DKG and the same has been inaugurated today by the Subdivisional Magistrate Thanamandi Dr Zakir Qureshi in presence of revenue and health officials.

Speaking on the occasion,the Subdivisional Magistrate said that these centres are being set up keeping in view the need to augment the health facilities to ensure the smooth and hassle-free collection of samples for testing of COVID19.

He also informed that all the required arrangements have been put in place to ensure the convenience of the persons to be brought in the centre for sampling and so far 20 samples for COVID19 have been collected in the centre.

The Subdivisional Magistrate has made it clear that no one shall be allowed to enter the district without getting tested and has passed necessary directions to the staff deployed in the centre regarding the smooth and hassle free collection of samples for testing of COVID19.