Kathua (J&K): Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a mobile clinical laboratory to check and screen the people coming to Jammu and Kashmir for dengue infection at Lakhanpur inter-state Toll Plaza, gate way to the state.

"We have set up a mobile testing lab to check and screen the people coming infected with dengue at Lakhanpur inter-state Toll Plaza in Kathua district", Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kathua, Ajay Khajuria told reporters.

Passenger buses entering in Jammu and Kashmir are thoroughly checked by a team of para-medical staff day and night and collecting the blood sample of suspected fever patients entering the state, he said.

An alert has been sounded and a medical team is keeping a close watch on suspected patients, the CMO said.


(Agencies)

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