As the Covid cases are rising in Mumbai, Nasik and many other cities of the state and the threat of fourth wave in looming across the state Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to increase the COVID-19 testing.
Since last fortnight the number of new cases in Nagpur district has 36 active cases. To fight COVID-19 NMC has started RTPCR and rapid antigen testing at its 36 centres.
Since the Covid vaccination began about 3.20 lakh Nagpurians are yet to take the second dose. NMC administrator Radhakrishnan B has ordered officials to trace them.
NMC commissioner has appealed to citizens having even mild Covid symptoms to get tested. He has asked health department to be alert. According to reports 21.71 lakh people have taken the first dose and 17.32 lakh citizens have gone for the second dose in Nagpur.