Pune Municipal Corporation sanitises Pune airport; doctors screen CISF staff

Sushant Ranjan
Saturday, 28 March 2020

The Pune airport, including the terminal building and premises at Lohegaon, has been sanitised and disinfected. Moreover, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were screened by a team of doctors on Saturday.

PUNE: The Pune airport, including the terminal building and premises at Lohegaon, has been sanitised and disinfected. Moreover, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were screened by a team of doctors on Saturday.

As per details provided by Pune Airport Director Kuldeep Singh, “The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) sanitised and disinfected the premises and terminal building. This includes the whole area from departure to arrival and security hold area (SHA).”

“Also, a team of doctors screened the CISF personnel as they were checking passengers during arrival and departure. The purpose of the screening was only to check whether they were infected or not,” he told Sakal Times.

In all, 150 personnel were screened on Saturday. They were carefully checking each passenger due to COVID-19. Passengers were coming from Dubai and other foreign countries.

According to a highly placed official of CISF, none of the staff has shown any symptoms of COVID-19 as they were equipped with kits and safety gear such as gloves and masks.

“Our CISF soldiers are at the forefront of the COVID19 containment war. A dedicated team of doctors of the Maharashtra State Public Health Department conducted a health check of the CISF Jawans at Airport,” Singh added.

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