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Sunday, August 09, 2020



In a first, Pune sees decrease in active Covid patients in the week

August 08, 2020 2:31 pm

As per the report, the number of active cases came down by 1,240 by the end of this week. When compared to the week before, it has shown the trend of active to positive cases drop to -14.4 per cent.

Pune: Over 60% Covid patients in home isolation across city

August 06, 2020 1:24 am

The PMC while enabling the home isolation facility had directed private hospitals to discharge all asymptomatic patients and provide treatment to asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic patients through home isolation as the number of critical patients started increasing

As cases surge in Nagar Road-Vadgaonsheri, PMC cancels weekly off of local ward office staff

August 04, 2020 9:13 pm

The PMC has set up various cells at the ward-office level for work related to containment of Covid-19. The entire staff has been entrusted with the responsibility to contain the infection in the ward area.

Covid-19 patient gives birth to healthy twins at civic hospital, babies to undergo test in five days

July 31, 2020 11:56 pm

Additional Municipal Commissioner Rubal Agarwal said, “The PMC welcomes the healthy twins of the Covid patient. Thanks to the team of doctors of Sonawane hospital,” she said.

As new cases rise in Pune civic body areas, so does recovery rate

July 31, 2020 3:14 pm

Despite the steady addition of new patients, the number of active patients, compared to the total number of cases, has dropped in the last 12 days, because of the higher number of recovered patients.

In fight against Covid, PMC allots specific roles to top officers

July 30, 2020 12:33 am

While Ramchandra Hankare has been heading the PMC's health department, the state government has roped in additional health officer Nitin Bilolikar as cases in the city rise steeply, with PMC reporting among the highest cases in India

87 areas in new list of containment zones

July 24, 2020 12:37 am

District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said the administration was planning to implement stringent restrictions to avoid crowding in market places. “The traders have requested us not to implement another lockdown, but they are prepared to close their shops for two days a week.

Fatality rate due to Covid drops to below 3% in PMC, close to national figure

July 19, 2020 11:24 pm

On July 18, the fatality rate in PMC jurisdiction further dropped to 2.61 per cent. Pune city has a total of 35,878 positive cases, out of which 21,881 patients have recovered so far while 935 have died

Pune: Lockdown norms eased, essential shops allowed to open for a few hours from today

July 18, 2020 11:48 pm

In a bid to avoid overcrowding on the first day, both civic bodies have allowed essential commodity shops and vegetable vendors to operate from 8 am to 6 pm on Sunday. From Monday, they will be allowed to operate from 8 am to 12 noon.

Essential service providers, civic workers make up 2% of Covid-19 patients so far: PMC

July 16, 2020 9:05 pm

The PMC has assured a life cover of Rs 1 crore, Rs 50 lakh from the central government scheme and Rs 50 lakh cash or Rs 25 lakh cash and job from the civic body to employees who die on Covid-19 duty.