Dimapur, May 19: Peren District medical team led by Dr Imnuk, Epidemiologist, IDSP Peren is carrying out random sampling tests in order to ascertain the prevalence of COVID-19 in the District. The cumulative result of the sample collected were from the category of taxi drivers, auto drivers, shopkeepers, daily market dwellers, petrol pump staff’s ,BSNL staff and garage workers on April 19, 23 & 30, May 5, 13 & 14 in Jalukie town and on April 14 and May 3 in Peren town. Out of the 173 sampes collected, 4 were positive and the rest 169 were negative.
COVID vaccination drive for 18-44 years 1st phase for Peren District also started on May 17 and so far till May 18, 410 beneficiaries have been vaccinated. Vaccination for this age group is done only at Block heads i.e., at District Hospital Peren, CHC Jalukie, Tening CHC and PHC Athibung.
Vaccination of 45 years and above is available in all the health units till the sub center level in the district.
(Page News Service)