In a weekly overview assembly on the Covid-19 scenario in Pune district, which Chahal additionally attended, the BMC commissioner gave detailed data on the measures taken by the Mumbai civic physique in containing the unfold of the an infection by way of testing, and managing essential parts reminiscent of docs, beds and ambulances.
On Thursday, the PMC reported 1,812 new instances, and 1,416 new instances the day earlier than, whereas the variety of instances reported by BMC was 1,476 and 1,374 within the final two days, respectively.
The PMC has been struggling to take care of the rising variety of instances, as native hospitals run out of beds for important sufferers, and complaints pile up about Covid-19 sufferers being turned away by hospitals attributable to lack of beds.
On the assembly, Pawar mentioned, “The BMC administration has succeeded in containing the unfold of Covid-19 within the state capital. There’s a have to implement steps in Pune on the strains of these taken by the BMC. The knowledge expertise instruments have for use for administration of checks, ambulance and hospital beds”.
Making certain that the needy get therapy on time, and chalking up a plan to include the unfold of the viral an infection throughout the district ought to be the administration’s topmost priorities, he mentioned.
Pune, Pimpri-Chichwad and a few components of Pune rural are beneath a 10-day strict lockdown until July 23, in an effort to curb the spike in instances right here, after Pawar beneficial the measure.
In a shock transfer final week, the state authorities had changed then PMC commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad with Vikram Kumar, shortly after Gaikwad, through the weekly overview assembly, expressed reservations about implementing a lockdown once more.