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BMC cracks the whip on ‘unreported’ home Covid test reports – Mumbai News

The BMC has ordered all retail producers/distributors of such home testing kits offered to pharmacies, chemists or dispensaries to tell the Food & Drugs Commissioner and the civic physique’s Epidemiology Cell of the identical.

The civic authorities mentioned that every one Covid-19 optimistic assessments both via Rapid Antigen Test Kits or Home Test Kits, had been anticipated to be reported to the ICMR by the involved laboratory or the people who’re discovered contaminated.

However, there are suspected to be situations of individuals testing optimistic on Home Test Kits which haven’t been delivered to the discover of ICMR.

This has resulted in no monitoring of such sufferers and the an infection retains spreading via their contact, making it tough to comprise the unfold of the virus, mentioned BMC Commissioner I.S. Chahal.

The BMC has additionally ordered all chemists/pharmacies/medical shops/dispensaries to offer particulars of such Home Test Kits offered to the prospects to the FDA and Epidemiology Cell in a prescribed format.

The retailers shall additionally challenge a invoice to the involved purchaser and keep a document of such gross sales.

The FDA Commissioner is entrusted with monitoring the gross sales and distribution of the Home Test Kits and informing the individuals involved to report the test consequence on a given App.

The Epidemiology Cell will collate the information obtained via e-mail from the producers/distributors, ahead them to the involved BMC Ward Medical or Health Officers for additional actions like monitoring the well being of the particular person/s testing optimistic and importing their information on ICMR or App.

The newest BMC orders got here as the state remained in the 46K vary of day by day Covid-19 infections in the ongoing third wave, with the an infection spreading at a a lot quicker charge than the two earlier waves, regardless of the vaccination course of going on quickly.

In Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane and Nagpur proceed to be the worst-hit districts moreover the added problems of 1,367 Omicron circumstances in the state.

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