H3N2 has knocked in Jharkhand. A woman infected with it has been found in Jamshedpur. VDRL Lab of MGM Jamshedpur has confirmed this flu in the patient. This is the first case of H3N2 in the state. Instructions have been given by the Health Department to be vigilant.
- Women admitted in TMH in Jamshedpur
- Testing facility at RIMS and MGM
68 year old woman admitted in TMH in Jamshedpur
According to information, a 68-year-old woman from Sakchi was admitted to TMH on Thursday after suffering from cold-cough and fever. Later his sample was sent to MGM. Where this infection was confirmed. At present, the woman has been shifted to the isolation ward. At present his condition is improving. While a child was admitted to Rani Hospital in Ranchi after complaining of pneumonia. Based on the symptoms, the child was tested in a private lab, which confirmed H3N2.
Testing facility at RIMS and MGM
The state has H3N2 testing facilities at RIMS and Jamshedpur in Jamshedpur. On March 12, Additional Chief Secretary of the Health Department, Arun Kumar Singh had nominated both the labs and directed them to send the samples to the Deputy Commissioners. Along with this, the hospitals have been instructed that they can collect samples and send them to both the labs.
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