RMRC Bhubaneswar of the Indian Council of Medical Analysis will conduct the train in Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Khurda, Puri, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Kandhamal, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur, an official stated.
“The serological survey will probably be carried out to evaluate the age-specific prevalence of SARC-CoV-2 antibodies amongst widespread individuals and healthcare staff within the state,” Well being and Household Welfare Division”s Extra Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra stated.
The district administrations have been directed to offer lodging to members of the RMRC groups and facilitate assortment of blood samples as per the requirement, he stated.
Every of the 12 district authorities was requested to appoint a nodal officer for the train, Mohapatra stated.
The result of the serological survey will probably be helpful for COVID-19 administration and vaccination technique, Mohapatra stated, including that the train will probably be carried out until September 15.
With the Centre doubling COVID-19 vaccine provide to the state from September, the Odisha authorities has set an bold goal to manage 3.5 lakh doses per day.
Mohapatra requested all district collectors, municipal commissioners and public well being officers to organize plans to speed up the inoculation course of and meet the goal.
He additionally directed them to prioritise the inoculation drive for lecturers and non-teaching workers of presidency and personal faculties and pregnant girls. PTI AAM
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