Pimpri, June 27, 2020: The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has introduced ‘Home Isolation Policy for COVID19 patients’. Any person clinically diagnosed as an asymptomatic or mild symptomatic case, having completed mandatory five-day institutional quarantine, will be given an option of home isolation for the next 12 days.
PCMC officials said the provision of home isolation will not be allowed if the facility of separate bathroom and bedroom is not available at the patient’s home. PCMC’s field workers will be visiting the patient’s home to verify the suitability of home isolation.
According to PCMC, the total number of Coronavirus positive patients has reached 2486 out of which 1484 have been cured while 43 have died. 959 active patients are still undergoing treatment. There are 64 non-PCMC residents currently admitted in PCMC. Till now 27 non-PCMC residents have died while 155 have been cured. PCMC has released a list of containment zones where many patients have been detected.