On Thursday, it said rapid-antigen tests will be offered by all Delhi government-run dispensaries and polyclinics from 9 am to 12 noon on all working days to all eligibleindividuals.
"A communication has been sent to the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family,with request for initiating rapid antigen test for high-risk group of individuals in health facilities of the central government," the Delhi government's health bulletin said.
According to the Delhi government's modified "Covid response plan", districts administrations have been asked to enlist and screen those aged above 60 or having comorbid conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and cancer.
To assess medical condition and maintain proper medical records of enlisted cases, district administrations have been asked to ensure regular visits or contact.
The HRGs should be promptly isolated if their immediate contacts are found positive or symptomatic, as per the modified plan.
The revised plan also directed officials to enlist and screen Special Surveillance Groups (SSGs), including rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, taxi drivers, domestic helps, plumbers, electricians, carpenters etc, and those who supply essentials, parcels.
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