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Antigen testing of pedestrians in Beed district

Attempts to strictly enforce the lockout

Beed: Locked up to prevent outbreak of corona virus. However, as people were roaming the streets for no reason, the administration started testing their antigen from Monday. On the first day, the superintendent of police and other officers took to the streets to take part in the operation.

In Beed district, on Monday, the administration conducted antigen testing on the roads without any reason. In the city, Superintendent of Police Raja Ramaswamy himself stood on the road for three hours and took part in the operation. Every vehicle and person was thoroughly interrogated.

In addition to the essential services, the citizens walking on the road were tested on the spot. Twenty patients were found to be infected with corona in 250 tests by noon. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chowk in the city, Malives, Dr. Ten teams were appointed by the health department at Babasaheb Ambedkar Chowk, Barshi Naka and Nagar Naka.

Each team consists of four staff members who conducted antigen testing on pedestrians. Punitive action was also taken against the driver of the two-wheeler without a helmet as per the order of the High Court and the order of the District Collector. Citizens should not walk on the streets unnecessarily during the lockout period to spread the infection. Superintendent of Police Raja Ramaswamy said that even stricter action would be taken by the police.

Abuse of youth in Ambajogai

In Ambajogai in Beed district, on Monday, the team stopped a two-wheeler rider without wearing a mask and instructed him to test the antigen and impose a fine. As a result, the enraged youth protested against the test and insulted Tehsildar Vipin Patil, Chief Officer Ashok Sable and other officers. In this case, a case was registered against Praveen Rajabhau Shep (resident of Shepwadi, Tal. Ambajogai).

One and a half hundred new patients in Beed district

In Beed district, the number of patients has gone down to one and a half thousand. During the day on Monday, 1,256 new patients were registered. Including Beed, Parli, Ambajogai, Cage, Ashti talukas have high incidence of disease.

The administration has started antigen testing of pedestrians on unpaved roads since Monday.

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