Dehradun: Several soldiers have been found corona positive in the Army battalion in Uttarakhand. The soldiers have been made quarantined. According to reports, several Army soldiers have been found corona positive in a battalion at Chakrata in Dehradun district. At present, 3 soldiers have been admitted to MH. The health department is taking the news of the entire matter. It is being ascertained whether the said infected soldiers have returned from outside or have come to the case flu clinic. District Surveillance Officer Dr Rajiv Dixit has confirmed the case.
In view of the ever-coming new variant of the Korana, the administration in Dehradun has also started further expanding the medical check-up facilities. The teaching doon hospital administration of Government Dehradun Medical College has been put on alert for treatment of patients. On the other hand, examination of genome sequencing has been started in the lab of Dehradun Medical College. Earlier, samples were being sent to Delhi for genome sequencing tests. Principal of Government Dehradun Medical College Dr Ashutosh Sayana said that a lab has been set up in the college.
All the centres have been asked to send test samples. On the other hand, District Surveillance Officer Dr Rajiv Dixit said that samples of 8 IFS officers found infected at Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy were taken in Delhi. Therefore, samples have been sent from there for their genome sequencing. While samples of other infected IFS and Tibetans have been sent to Dehradun Hospital.