Strategic testing in crowded places and prisons
The Morning Standard|January 20, 2022
FOLLOWING the Central government’s instructions to enhance Covid-19 testing in order to track the spread of the pandemic, the Delhi government will soon initiate citizen-centric plans, especially in the crowded and congested areas and also in the prisons.
IFRAH MUFTI

The Department of Health and Family Welfare will once again begin strategic testing of asymptomatic individuals in community settings, contacts of confirmed cases, patients who stand discharged as per home isolation guidelines and individuals undertaking interstate travel. “We will focus on areas where people live closer to each other. One example is prisons,” said Principal Secretary, Health, Manisha Saxena.

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