Corpn launches corona screening centre in Erode

As corona impact has started to increase again in Erode district, steps have been taken to set up testing centers at 6 locations in Erode, Perundurai Government Hospitals, Erode Corporation Hall, Gobi Arts and Science College, Bhavani and Modakkurichi.

Every day 40 to 45 people are infected in the Erode Corporation area.

They are taken to the screening center at the Corporation marriage hall where blood pressure, sugar and lung tests are conducted.

Erode Corporation Commissioner Ilangovan said ”At present 40 to 45 people are infected daily in the Erode Corporation area.

The Corona Screening Center has been functioning at the Corporation Hall near the Erode Bus Stand since yesterday. Corona infected people are being brought here and five types of tests are being done on them.

The health department is inspecting the homes of the infected people to see if they can isolate and treat those who are infected without symptoms.

If there are facilities in the house as announced by the government, the affected are arranged to be isolated and treated at home.

At the same time if they do not have facilities at home they will be treated at the treatment center set up at the Kongu College of Arts and Sciences.

Individuals in need of treatment are referred to the Perundurai Medical College Hospital. In the corporation area they are treated in isolation at home.

They are being monitored by the respective area health department staff and nurses with providing necessary treatment and facilities, he added

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