Paralakhemundi, Sep 15: While the COVID-19 cases are rising day by day, the Gajapati district administration has decided to conduct sero survey in Paralakhemundi Municipality from September 16 to 18.
A preparatory meeting was held in this regard on Monday.
According to reports, the survey will be conducted jointly by the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar and the district administration. A 16-member team from the RMRC is scheduled to arrive in the district today.
The district health department will provide required lab technicians, nurses and laboratories to assist the RMRC team.
The 16 wards of Paralakhemundi town have been divided into 20 clusters. Atleast 50 blood samples from each cluster will be collected and tested.
District Collector Anupam Saha has appealed everyone to kindly cooperate in the exercise which will help us further fight against Covid-19.