scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Buyers to undergo Covid test outside wine shops in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

The two wine shops on Kelavni road in Silvassa town saw long queues of customers on Wednesday and Thursday as they were told to get the Rapid Antigen Tests done before purchasing from the shops.

By: Express News Service | Surat |
Updated: May 14, 2021 2:47:16 am
The queue outside a wine shop in Silvassa. (Express)

The health officials of Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) have started Covid-19 tests outside two wine shops in the Union Territory, which have been seeing high footfall. The two wine shops on Kelavni road in Silvassa town saw long queues of customers on Wednesday and Thursday as they were told to get the Rapid Antigen Tests done before purchasing from the shops.

An official with administration department in Silvassa said, “We have found that large number of customers are going to these two wine shops and no social distancing is maintained there. So we have deputed health teams to get the customers tested first. The testing will be there for a few more days.”

As many as 41 Covid-19 cases were reported from DNH on Wednesday, with total case count reaching 4,822, while 102 people had been discharged from the private and government hospitals. So far, three patients have succumbed to the infection in the union territory.

With the rise in Covid-19 cases, the health authorities have declared 39 containment zones in the Union Territory. Apart from this, on Wednesday 92 people received Covid-19 vaccine, taking the number of doses administered to 50,070.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement