Quarantine for those coming from abroad

ST CORRESPONDENT
Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Taking every precaution  to stop the spread of the virus and not to spread the panic among the citizens, the PMC has started quarantining such passengers at Naidu Hospital besides other PMC owned properties.

PUNE: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to quarantine those people who have travelled to Corona-affected countries and were showing mild symptoms.

Taking every precaution  to stop the spread of the virus and not to spread the panic among the citizens, the PMC has started quarantining such passengers at Naidu Hospital besides other PMC owned properties. This was decided during a meeting held between Municipal Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad and Additional Commissioner Rubal Agarwal.

“The PMC will use its unoccupied buildings to start these quarantine wards. The persons who have come from foreign countries will be directly admitted to these wards and will be kept in isolation for 14 days,” said a civic official. Accordingly, Gaikwad has instructed civic authorities to carry out minor construction and electric work in these buildings.

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Persons arriving from foreign countries will be quarantined at buildings identified opposite Sanas ground. They will be under observation for two to three days. Those showing symptoms will be shifted to Naidu Hospital.

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