Passengers Will Be Screened Even After Negative Report

Passengers coming from Mumbai to Bareilly will be tested at the airport, if found infected, 300 beds will be isolated in the hospital, monitoring will be done in Bareilly. Passengers coming from Mumbai and Bangalore to Bareilly in the list of vulnerable states will not be sent out of the airport without conducting a corona test. All passengers will be first tested on the spot with antigen kit and sample will be taken for RTPCR test. After issuing instructions from the government, now the CMO has sent a letter to the airport manager asking him to cooperate in sampling. On August 12, there will be a flight from Mumbai to Bareilly. The flight will reach Bareilly by 11.30 am. In view of the increasing cases of corona in Mumbai, the government has registered it in the list of susceptible states. With the day of the flight approaching, now the Additional Chief Secretary has sent a letter to the Health Department and has instructed to check every passenger coming from Mumbai. Under this, CMO Dr. Balbir Singh has asked the airport manager Rajiv Kulshrestha to cooperate in getting the passengers checked. Apart from this, the flight from Bangalore will reach Bareilly on August 14. The government has also given instructions to test the passengers on the flight. Before getting the order from the government, it is mandatory for those who reach Bareilly by air to bring a negative test report of RTPCR received within 72 hours. Despite the earlier negative report, there were instructions to conduct RTPCR test for any passenger showing symptoms of corona, but now the government has given clear instructions to bring a negative report along with it or check the sample even if there are no symptoms. Responsibility entrusted to Sampling Incharge The CMO has instructed District Surveillance Officer ACMO Dr. Ashok Kumar to get the samples of passengers tested at the airport premises. ACMO has entrusted the responsibility of sampling in-charge Dr. CP Singh and IDSP in-charge Dr. Meesam Abbas as assistant. He has been asked to prepare by reaching the airport about an hour before the arrival of the flight with the team. so as not to be a hindrance later. Fear of getting a false negative report In the second wave of Corona, the test report of the samples of all the people was not positive. Symptoms of infection were found in the HRCT test when the condition worsened. The cases of infection in Bareilly are very close to reaching zero. Therefore, the possibility of passengers getting false negative reports also cannot be ruled out. Instructions have been given to check all the passengers as a precautionary measure. This will determine the accuracy of the negative report. If found positive, then genome sequencing will be done, District Surveillance Officer ACMO Dr. Ashok Kumar said that genome sequencing will be done to find out the nature of the virus if a person is found infected in travelers coming from Mumbai or Bangalore. He told that in the past a person had come from Mumbai, whose genome test report was negative. Recently, genome sequencing of a person from Sambhal has been done, whose report has not been received yet.

Passengers coming from Mumbai to Bareilly will be tested at the airport, if found infected, 300 beds will be isolated in the hospital, monitoring will be done in Bareilly. Passengers coming from Mumbai and Bangalore to Bareilly in the list of vulnerable states will not be sent out of the airport without conducting a corona test. All passengers will be first tested on the spot with antigen kit and sample will be taken for RTPCR test. After issuing instructions from the government, now the CMO has sent a letter to the airport manager asking him to cooperate in sampling. There will be a flight from Mumbai to Bareilly on 12 August. The flight will reach Bareilly by 11.30 am. In view of the increasing cases of corona in Mumbai, the government has registered it in the list of susceptible states. With the day of the flight approaching, now the Additional Chief Secretary has sent a letter to the Health Department and has instructed to check every passenger coming from Mumbai. Under this, CMO Dr. Balbir Singh has asked the airport manager Rajiv Kulshrestha to cooperate in getting the passengers checked. Apart from this, the flight from Bangalore will reach Bareilly on August 14. The government has also given instructions to investigate the passengers aboard the flight. Before getting the order from the government, it is mandatory for those who reach Bareilly by air to bring negative test report of RTPCR received within 72 hours. Despite the earlier negative report, there were instructions to conduct RTPCR test for any passenger showing symptoms of corona, but now the government has given clear instructions to bring a negative report along with it or check the sample even if there are no symptoms. Responsibility entrusted to Sampling Incharge The CMO has instructed District Surveillance Officer ACMO Dr. Ashok Kumar to get the samples of passengers tested at the airport premises. ACMO has entrusted the responsibility of sampling in-charge Dr. CP Singh and IDSP in-charge Dr. Meesam Abbas as assistant. He has been asked to prepare by reaching the airport about an hour before the arrival of the flight with the team. so as not to be a hindrance later. Fear of getting a false negative report In the second wave of Corona, the test report of all the people’s samples was not positive. Symptoms of infection were found in the HRCT test when the condition worsened. The cases of infection in Bareilly are very close to reaching zero. Therefore, the possibility of passengers getting false negative reports also cannot be ruled out. Instructions have been given to check all the passengers as a precautionary measure. This will determine the accuracy of the negative report. If found positive, then genome sequencing will be done, District Surveillance Officer ACMO Dr. Ashok Kumar said that genome sequencing will be done to find out the nature of the virus if a person is found infected in travelers coming from Mumbai or Bangalore. He told that in the past a person had come from Mumbai, whose genome test report was negative. Recently, genome sequencing of a person from Sambhal has been done, whose report has not been received yet. .

( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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