Punjab gets 15 more TruNaat test machines - ECAS Punjab

Punjab gets 15 more TruNaat test machines

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Chandigarh, July 29

In order to effectively handle the Covid-19 challenge, Punjab is using innovative methods for early detection and testing. Hence, the state government has procured 15 more TruNaat machines for testing so that patients are detected, tested and isolated early. Now, total 30 machines are functional in government hospitals.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Singh Sidhu said guidelines had already been issued to all government health facilities in the state for TruNaat testing. Suspected patients among Covid warriors like healthcare workers, doctors, policemen, administrative officials, pregnant women and emergency surgery patients shall be prioritised for this testing.

Amritsar, SAS Nagar and Jalandhar have been allocated two machines each, Ludhiana three while other districts have been given one machine each in government hospitals, he said. — TNS

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