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Arunachal Guv, 1st Lady undergo antigen test

 ITANAGAR, July 13 - Tests for COVID-19 were conducted at the Raj Bhavan here today by a medical team led by State Surveillance Officer IDSP Dr L Jampa, Epidemiologist and District Medical Officer, Itanagar Capital Complex Dr Mandip Perme, an official release stated.

 The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (retd) Dr BD Mishra and his family members, officers and officials of Raj Bhavan and members of Governor’s Secretariat, staff of attached departments and security personnel of State Police and Indo Tibetan Border Police stationed at Raj Bhavan voluntarily underwent the test.

The Governor, while appreciating the medical team for their proactive role in conducting the tests, said that the examination has brought awareness among the officials to abide by all anti Covid-19 protocols as even during the lockdown, as per the State Government’s Standard Operating Procedure, the staff had been attending office.

He expressed full confidence in the team of the doctors and their dedication, who have been strictly following all the COVID-19 pandemic counter measures.

The Governor reiterated that to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing (Do Gaz Ki Duri) as termed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, use of mask and frequent hand washing are very important. He appealed to the people to use mask, maintain social distance and frequently wash their hands.

The Governor advised the people to install Aarogya Setu application in their mobile phones to be sure of their surroundings for safety from COVID-19 positive cases.

The dedicated Corona Warriors’ team and their motivators, viz, OSD and Joint Secretary Mamata Riba, District Surveillance Officer ICC Dr Giri Tali, ENT specialist Dr Komri Riba and technical staff of the Urban Health Centre, Itanagar were present on the occasion.

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