Ludhiana, July 4, 2020: Under the Mission Fateh of Punjab government, the health department, through the Asha Workers is compiling online data of persons who are aged above 30 years and are suffering from one or more disease and residing in more than 8 lakh households of district Ludhiana. Till date, the survey has covered 3.43 lakh persons.
While providing information, Civil Surgeon Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bagga informed that the Asha workers are collecting this data by visiting door to door. The Asha workers are also educating the masses to wear a mask before leaving their houses, maintaining physical distancing and washing hands regularly.
He said that to ensure that people do not forget these things, a sticker is also pasted outside each house, which mentions phone numbers of the COVID control room, 0161-2444193, 4622276, where people can contact in case they have any COVID like symptoms.
Dr Bagga said that people are also motivated to download the COVA app and also upload their mask bearing photograph. He said that if a person uses the referral code of another person to join this app, then additional points are added to their account and the person can win a gold, silver and bronze certificate bearing the signatures of the Chief Minister Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh.
He appealed to the Ludhiana residents to assist the District Administration and Health Department in checking the spread of COVID in our district and should contact their nearest flu corner in the government hospital if they have any symptoms.