J&K’s first COVID WISK set up in Jammu hospital

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JAMMU — To strengthen the COVID-19 testing infrastructure, J&K Industries (JKI) in association with the Health and Medical Education Department has started fabrication and installation of booth-type Standardised COVID WISK (Walk-in Sample Collection Kiosk) at the Gandhi Nagar Hospital, here.

The initiative is aimed at ensuring safety of health workers while collecting COVID-19 infection samples.

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The sample collection kiosk, made as per the prescribed guidelines, has been approved by the Health and Medical Education Department.

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JKI has been asked to provide such kiosks at places identified by the Health Department to boost the ongoing testing activities and early detection of coronavirus in J&K.

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