In Two Days, 50000 City Residents Covered Under Health Survey

Srinagar: The district authorities said Tuesday that over 50,000 residents have been covered under door-to-door health survey in the last two days by 700 teams of different government departments.

In a statement released today, an official spokesperson said that in the last two days, 700 teams of health, ICDS and election departments have conducted door-to-door survey of over 10 thousand households in Srinagar and covered 50,000 thousand residents. The aim of the survey, the spokesperson said was to determine the spread of the Covid-19 disease and draw the course of the action that should be taken to deal with it.

“The data generated as part of this survey is being collected using the Swasthya Nidhi mobile application which was recently launched by the government. The survey is targeted for completion within two weeks,” the official spokesperson said.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today visited various areas of the city to inspect the conduct of the survey.

“He also visited several areas notified as COVID-19 red zones in the district to take stock of the ongoing health survey and the availability of essential services and supplies in these areas,” the official spokesperson added.

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