Prayagraj: As many as 34 people were tested positive for Covid-19 infection in city on Monday.
Officials of health department said that a total of 3,956 samples were collected for testing on Monday and 34 of them were tested positivefor the infection. Moreover, 23 patients patients undergoing treatment at SRN level3 hospital.
Officials also said that two patients were discharged from the hospital and four others have completed their home isolation.
Officials also informed that as many as 10,031 people were also vaccinated at 97 sites on Monday. While 6386 people were given first dose of vaccination, 3,389 people were given second dose of vaccination. Besides, 256 people were also vaccinated at private hospitals.
A senior health official said that department has intensified the exercise of sample collection and testing at three static locations including Bamrauli airport, Cheoki junction and Prayagraj junction where natives were returning to their homes in the city ahead of the Holi festival.
“We have set a target to collect around 4,000 samples every day to check the spread of the infection in the city,” said the official, adding that health teams, apart from these three static spots, have been told to collect samplesfrom urban, semi urban and rural areas of the district; he added.