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Tuesday, July 14, 2020



PCMC scraps tender for Rs 750-cr mechanised road sweeping project after BJP corporator alleges illegalities

July 07, 2020 4:31 am

A corporator from the ruling BJP, Seema Savale, had alleged illegalities and attempts by top politicians to grab the tender through proxy contractors.

PCMC warns housing societies, landlords who oppose home isolation: 'Will file FIRs against you'

July 03, 2020 12:56 am

Meanwhile, the PCMC on Thursday received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research to set up a coronavirus testing lab at YCM Hospital, the dedicated Covid hospital located in Sant Tukaram Nagar.

600 test reports in 24 hours: PCMC ropes in 10 labs for Covid-19 tests

June 26, 2020 10:17 am

Earlier, the PCMC used to test 300-350 people every day and it used to take at least five days to get the results. "Now, we are getting 600 to 650 test reports within 24 hours," Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar said.

Pune: In one month, 700 pc jump in Covid cases in Pimpri-Chinchwad

June 25, 2020 1:08 am

In the one month since Pimpri-Chinchwad was classified a non-Red Zone city, it has seen Covid-19 cases spike. From 274 cases on May 22, the city now has 2,100 cases, a jump of over 700 per cent in a month.

PCMC allows home quarantine for 12 days, but only after five days of institutional quarantine

June 23, 2020 10:14 am

PCMC guidelines stipulate that home quarantine can be allowed if there is someone to take care of the patient round-the-clock. The caretaker should remain with the patient till he or she completely recovers.

PCMC acts tough against food stalls, vegetable vendors not using masks, gloves, serving caps

June 21, 2020 5:15 am

In last two days, the anti-encroachment department has shut down and sealed 70 food stalls, handcarts and roadside juice bars. Action has also been taken against shops selling sweet and milk and vegetable vendors.

Facing criticism for being slow, PCMC to launch massive drive from today to trace, track co-morbid patients

June 15, 2020 12:14 am

PCMC chief Shravan Hardikar said this will be the first such drive in all parts of the industrial city. “Earlier, our drives focused on detecting co-morbid patients in containment zones. From Monday we are expanding it to all parts of the city,” he said.

No home quarantine for asymptomatic patients, those with mild symptoms: PCMC

June 14, 2020 12:46 am

"As of now, we are not implementing the norms for home quarantine of patients with mild symptoms or those who are asymptomatic," Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar told The Indian Express on Saturday.

After delay of months, 103 doctors get PCMC panel nod

June 26, 2020 1:13 pm

A section of the doctors working at YCM Hospital, however, said though the 103 doctors have been appointed, they have been left out. "While we have been working for more than two years, these newcomers have been picked up. Our efforts have not been recognised...," said a doctor.

PCMC allows entry of industrial workers from Pune city

June 13, 2020 11:53 am

Only workers or employees from non-containment zones in Pune city will be allowed to enter Pimpri-Chinchwad on company buses or PMPML buses.