Coronavirus Pune: People in Pashan demand to seal the area as COVID-19 cases surge

ST Staff
Monday, 29 June 2020

The increasing number of new cases of COVID-19 in Pashan Gaothan, Sutarwadi, Sus Road is becoming a matter of concern for the citizens here

Pune: It is observed these days that Green Zones in Pune are now turning out to be a new hotspot for the spread of the novel coronavirus. After, Kothrud, Karvenagar, Warje, the new COVID-19 cases can be witnessed in Pashan area of the city.

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The increasing number of new cases in Pashan Gaothan, Sutarwadi, Sus Road is becoming a matter of concern for the citizens here. Nimhan Mala, Sanjay Gandhi Vasahat, Laman Tanda, Someshwarwadi, Sutarwadi are densely populated areas while the Sus Road area has a mixed population.

Till the date, 53 patients have been found positive in Pashan area. Out of these, ten are in Pashan Gaothan, four in Sutarwadi, three in Soos Road area, one near the highway and three in one society. These 21 patients are undergoing treatment in the hospital. Others have discharged after the end of treatment. Considering the densely populated area, it is being demanded that the area should be sealed to stop the spread of COVID-19.

It is being noticed that people are crowding without following the rules. This is likely to increase the spread of coronavirus further. So the administration must adopt the stricter policy. The citizens are demanding that the strict action against people who do not wear a mask, do not follow social distancing guidelines will make them abide by the rules.

Although the area where the patients were found is sparse, other areas are densely populated. In such a case, the risk of a rapid increase in the number of patients infected with coronavirus cannot be ruled out. For these citizens also need to be vigilant and take care. The administration said, “Although the number of patients is increasing, there is no need to seal this area as there are more patients in the sparse area.”

Meanwhile, the number of active cases in Pune stands at 7,865. More than 12,000 have recovered so far from the disease.

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