HUBBALLI TIMES NEWS DESK
Hubballi, May 27: A health checkup of pregnant women is being conducted at the Chittaguppi hospital of the Hubballi-Dharwad City Corporation.
The district administration has ordered the checkup to alleviate the worry among pregnant women and as a precautionary measure against the Corona attack. Up to 60 people were checked every day for Covid infection, in the last three days. The throat swabs and nasal fluids of 35 pregnant women were collected for test till Wednesday afternoon.
Health officer Dr Prabhu Biradar, who spoke on the occasion, said that, pregnant women should volunteer to undergo health checkup at the hospital. In case of symptoms showing, they should immediately visit hospitals to undergo tests, he advised.