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Antigen test will begin in active clusters of Cuttack city from tomorrow

Cuttack:19/7/20: Antigen test will begin in active clusters of Cuttack city from tomorrow, informed Commissioner of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ananya Das.

Das during a press conference on COVID management said that active surveillance being carried out in both slum and non-slum areas of the city.

“Low-risk asymptomatic patients with no underlying health conditions will be admitted in COVID Care Centres identified in three places in Cuttack.  A medical officer per shift, staff nurses and facilities like pulse oximeter & glucometer will be provided there,” said Das.

Cuttack district has so far recorded 1211 positive cases of Covid-19 out of which 860 have been reported from rural pockets while 350 have been detected in CMC area. Recoveries in rural areas stand at 674 and 200 in urban areas.

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