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Goa Govt to recruit new staff for collecting swabs

Goa Govt to recruit new staff for collecting swabs

Panaji, Jul 6 (UNI) Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that new team would be recruited to designate them at respective Primary Health Centres and Community Health Centres for collecting swabs.

In a statement, he said,

"After deliberations with Hon'ble CM Dr. Pramod Sawant, we have taken a decision to recruit new teams on a contractual basis on top priority to designate them at respective Primary Health Centres and Community Health Centres, who will report to the respective health officers. They will be dedicatedly working on collecting swabs and co-ordinating with the testing centres. This way the existing staff of PHC & CHC will be used only for regular activities as it is the need of the hour."

"We will also be streamlining the food services that is being supplied to the COVID care centres which will be thoroughly monitored by Secretary Health from time to time. Our aim is to move forward in a very progressive manner with teams attached to every PHC & CHC, along with an increased scope of testing as suggested by ICMR," he said.

Mr Rane said everything would be strictly monitored under the overall guidance of Chief Minister, Chief Secretary and Secretary Health.

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