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218,400 people covered through mobile screenings – Dr Tudravu

218,400 people covered through mobile screenings – Dr Tudravu

By Semi Turaga
Monday 03/05/2021
Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu.

The Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says their mass targetted screening is continuing in the restricted zones and the cumulative total that have been covered in this clinic is 218,400 people.

He says the coverage range of the communities is from 70 to 100%.

Doctor Tudravu says they acknowledge the support of the communities who have come forth and helped their teams.

He adds they have people coming with food, water, raincoats and umbrellas.

Doctor Tudravu adds there are 55 active stationary screening clinics throughout the country.

He says in the last 24 hours, they screened 410 individuals and swabbed 100 individuals.

Doctor Tudravu revealed 27,800 have gone through their stationary clinic.

He says the last few cases were diagnosed in these clinics.

Doctor Tudravu also says that mobile widespread community screening continues.

He says in the last 24 hours, they covered 2,240 individuals and swabbed 334 individuals.

The screening program continues.

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