Pune Cantonment Board receives Rs 2.26 crore to fight against coronavirus

ST CORRESPONDENT
Sunday, 5 April 2020

“After persistent efforts, cantonment board Pune has been able to obtain a grant of Rs 2.26 crore for equipping COVID-19 specific Intensive Care Unit (ICU). ICU with eight ventilators would soon be made functional,” said Amit Kumar, PCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Pune: The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) has received Rs 2.26 crore to fight against coronavirus pandemic. The board has received the amount from District Collector, Pune. The board has already set up 50 bedded isolation wards at cantonment general hospital.

“After persistent efforts, cantonment board Pune has been able to obtain a grant of Rs 2.26 crore for equipping COVID-19 specific Intensive Care Unit (ICU). ICU with eight ventilators would soon be made functional,” said Amit Kumar, PCB Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Earlier, in the PCB area, efforts were made to sensitise the general public. Amit Kumar and team had distributed pamphlets and leaflets in every ward. The entire area was sprayed with disinfectants. The PCB officials also conducted a door-to-door survey in the entre Cantt area to ascertain travel history of suspected patients.

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