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Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad to go beneath 10-day lockdown from July 14

Written by Atikh Rashid
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Up to date: July 10, 2020 10:22:26 pm


Pune lockdown, Pune lockdown news, Pimpri-Chinchwad lockdown, Pune rural lockdown, Pune lockdown July 14, Maharashtra Pune lockdown, Thane lockdown Pune: Folks go by the sculptures at Zero stone exterior GPO amid Covid outbreak. (Specific {photograph} by Arul Horizon)

Pune district administration introduced a 10-day lockdown in city and peri-urban areas between July 14 and July 23 owing to “alarming” price of unfold of the virus and with an goal to interrupt the chain of the transmission. The residents will get three days (till Monday mid-night) to purchase necessities.

As per Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar, first 5 days of the lockdown will probably be stringent with exemption just for milk, drugs and operation of clinics and hospitals. For the following 5 days, important providers reminiscent of sale and provide of greens, groceries will probably be allowed along with these allowed earlier.

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The administration stated that the choice was taken at a Covid-19 overview assembly headed by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Pune district’s guardian minister Ajit Pawar and senior state authorities officers. At current, Pune has a complete of 35,000 instances, of which 1,921 have been added on Friday. The general energetic instances within the district stand at 13,132 whereas 21,411 sufferers have been despatched dwelling after remedy. A complete of 985 contaminated individuals from the district have misplaced their lives to date.

Pune lockdown, Pune lockdown news, Pimpri-Chinchwad lockdown, Pune rural lockdown, Pune lockdown July 14, Maharashtra Pune lockdown, Thane lockdown Poor and needy line up for meals at Shiv Bhojan Thali counter, an initiative by State Authorities the place the whole meal is for Rs 10 solely (Specific picture: Ashish Kale)

“Contemplating rising numbers, it has been determined to impose a ten-day lockdown in municipal limits of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad in addition to in some rural areas within the peri-urban areas the place excessive diploma of Covid-19 an infection has been noticed,” stated Mhaisekar.

“After first 5 days of strict lockdown when solely milk sellers, pharmacies and clinics will probably be allowed to function, the scenario will probably be reviewed and sale of some important objects will probably be given. Separate orders will probably be issued, some for these offering the important providers. The choice has been taken after holding large discussions,” stated Mhaisekar.

Pune Collector Ram stated that detailed orders will probably be issued within the subsequent two days concerning which authorities workplaces can stay practical and in what energy. He stated the economic items which provide important items will probably be allowed to operate with sure circumstances.

Pune lockdown, Pune lockdown news, Pimpri-Chinchwad lockdown, Pune rural lockdown, Pune lockdown July 14, Maharashtra Pune lockdown, Thane lockdown Covid warriors at Sassoon hospital Covid ward take a water break throughout their busy schedules on Wednesday. (Specific Photograph: Arul Horizon)

Earlier at a gathering held within the metropolis, Deputy CM Pawar had indicated the potential for imposing a lockdown. He had stated that regardless of surging numbers of Covid-19 contaminated sufferers, the residents weren’t following easy, precautionary measures reminiscent of utilizing masks and sustaining social distancing. “If such a scenario persists, we might be left with no possibility however to take stringent measures. If want be, a lockdown should be imposed,” Pawar stated on the assembly, as per an announcement launched by District Info Workplace (DIO).

Pawar performed a Covid-19 management overview assembly on the Pune Council Corridor on Friday which was attended by senior officers in Pune in addition to Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister Ajoy Mehta, Principal Secretary of Public Well being Division Dr Pradeep Kumar Vyas, Secretary Medical Schooling and FDA Dr Sanjay Mukherjee amongst others. Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar, Pune Collector Naval Kishore Ram, PMC Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad, PCMC Commissioner Shravan Hardikar have been additionally current on the assembly.

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