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Mon district COVID-19 Task Force launches mobile van to collect samples

Mon district COVID-19 Task Force launches mobile van to collect COVID-19 samples
(Mobile van collecting COVID-19 sample in Mon)

Dimapur, May 27 (NE): The Mon district COVID-19 Task Force launched a mobile van for collection of COVID-19 samples, as per an information received from Deputy Commissioner of Mon, Thavaseelan K, IAS on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

A press release issued by DC, Mon it said, considering the logistics and time involved in collecting nasal/throat swab, Mon COVID-19 DTF launched a mobile van to collect COVID-19 samples, to ensure that people do not have to travel to the COVID-19 Hospital to collect their sample.

The mobile sample collection van guarantee the safety of the health workers and reduce the use of PPEs as the doctor/lab technician collecting the samples from inside the van do not have to wear PPEs, it added.

This initiative will supplement the COVID-19 Walk-in Sample Kiosk (WISK), sample collection booth already in place at the District Hospital, Mon, stated DC Mon.

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