Punjab to do ‘Community Testing’ with ‘Mobile Testing Vans

On 1st April, 2020 Punjab’s Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh tweeted from his twitter handle that Punjab is going all the way for ‘Community Testing’ with the help of ‘Mobile Testing Vans’ which shall be operational in all districts having pandemic hotspots.

Capt. Amarinder Singh showed his clear intention of improving state’s healthcare infrastructure to overcome any health risk.

Considering the large NRI population which resides in Punjab, Community testing is a much needed and equally welcome measure to curb the spread of virus. It will further strengthen the state to deal with the emerging situation.

Many people from the medical, paramedical field, NGOs and research scholars are also taking initiatives and coming forward to help the government in the service of nation during the time of crisis.

Some research scholars under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Neeraj Pant have suggested using the University/Institution laboratories for COVID-19 sample tests to share the load of the state governments, so that situation can be contained timely and effectively.

COVID-19 cases have sharply increased after Tablighi Jamaat event and have raised the alarming situation for all states. Maharashtra and Tamil-Nadu have already witnessed the spike in COVID-19 cases during last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Punjab government have taken impressive and effective measures to contain the community spread of virus, side by side fulfilling all necessary demands of civilians and coming up with new initiatives for safety of people.

Navneet Singh

With an interest in politics, economy and business. Navneet Singh is a news writer and Co-Founder of Prediction Junction. He is known for his comprehensive thinking ability in the field of economy and business makes him an all rounder.

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