The Andhra Pradesh government has called in applications for working as ‘COVID Warriors’ in hospitals, quarantine centres etc. on a voluntary basis.
In a statement issued here today, the Special Officer for COVID19 Girija Shankar appealed to the students of 271 medical colleges, dental colleges, Unani and Ayurveda colleges in 13 districts to register themselves as COVID Volunteers online through https: http://www.health.ap.gov.in/CVPASSAPP/Covid/Volunteerjobs from April 8, 2020. However, he said over 2000 applications have already been received today.
The selected candidates would be given basic training online on April 9 and 10 by the Vice-Chancellor of Dr NTR Health University P Shyam Prasad and NSS Coordinator Dr K Vivekananda.