The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has started putting up posters outside residences in the city whose inhabitants are in home quarantine – either because they have been exposed to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or have foreign travel history — in a bid to warn others to stay away. “The PMC has adopted various means to create […]
The team under the ward medical officer directs the contacts to be home quarantined and it tracks the health of contacts for 14 days to observe the symptoms of infection in them. If there are symptoms, then the person is referred for the test.
Rahul Jagtap, incharge of information technology wing at the PMC, said these days crime investigation relies heavily on technology, and police teams are very skilled at tracing the whereabouts and the likely contacts of a criminal.
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to extend all its containment services to fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to the Pune Cantonment Board. The decision comes after the PCB filed a petition in the Bombay High Court to seek financial assistance and said it was unable to take preventive measures to curb the […]
Rajesh Tope made the statement while on a visit to Pune to assess the city's preparedness for handling the outbreak, and to ensure effective enforcement of decisions taken by the state government to check the spread of the infection.
"The civic body has started a survey of citizens across the city for coronavirus checks. If the survey team identifies any person with symptoms of the coronavirus infection, then they will refer for test at a civic facility," said Sanjay Gawade of the disaster management cell of the PMC.
The PMC had earlier discontinued the system of medical officers for each ward due to personnel shortage in civic-run hospitals, and had instead appointed five zonal officers to coordinate all health-related issues in the city.
“The committee that finalised the plan for the garden and memorial had taken the utmost care to ensure that no trees on the land need to be cut," said state urban development department in a government resolution on Monday.
Civic bodies can take action against abandoned vehicles which obstruct traffic flow and create security issues on public roads. Most civic bodies in the state face this issue, so it is necessary to take time-bound action through the special drive, pointed out the GR.