Panaji: Goa Government will conduct a door to door survey for the entire state from April 13, 2020, to ascertain the symptom of influenza like illness (ILI).
According to a statement from the government, a four member team consisting of BLOs, Primary or Secondary School Teachers, Aganwadi workers and Meter Readers or Gram sewak or Excises Guards have been formed.
The team would collect data regarding symptom of ILI from each household from April 13 to 15, 2020, and the data collection and mapping would be done though a mobile app.
”The questions which will be asked during survey are Waddo/ward, Name and phone number of head of the household, health related questions like whether anyone in the family is showing flu like symptom including fever, cough and difficulty in breathing has anyone in family has come in contact with any other person showing the above symptoms, whether any one in family has arrived in Goa after February 15, 2020, whether any one in family has come in contact with any other person who has arrived in Goa after February 15, 2020,” the statement said.
”The survey will also record whether anyone in family is suffering with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease or respiratory disease. The survey may also record the age of family member including head of the household,” it added.