Mantra4Change and Suriya Foundation in association with the BBMP have donated a Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) to BBMP south zone and the same (MTU) was launched by BBMP Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta on Wednesday.
The Mobile Testing Unit is sponsored by Zerodha.
This mobile testing unit will be connected to the South zone war room along with mobile triage unit. This unit will be deployed at the 44 wards of the zone 24X7- according to the calls recieved at the war room. If this gets success in south zone, then other 7 zones also will get one each mobile testing unit.
This Mobile testing unit will have a driver and a paramedic who will conduct Rapid antigen test and if covid positive the subject will recieve a call from BBMP and depending on the seriousness of the case, required treatment will be given post triage.
Consummables in the form of N95 masks, PPE Kits, Testing kits, thermal scanners and sanitizers are donated to 6 covid care centres in the south zone. Particulars are below:
- N95 maksks – 1,000
- PPE Kits – 300
- Testing Kits – 500
- Thermal Scanners – 15
- Sanitizers – 220 Litres
Zonal Commissioner (South) Tulasi Maddineni, BBMP Special Commissioner (Health) Dr Trilok Chandra and other officials were present.