Pune District: ‘High Alert’ Sounded In 266 Villages As COVID19 Cases On The Rise

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Pune, 10th May 2021: In the last 10 days Coronavirus disease (COVID19) cases are declining in Pune city. However, the rural areas of the district are reporting a higher number of COVID infected people. Therefore, the district administration has sounded a high alert in 266 villages.

Speaking about this, Pune Zilla Parishad Chief Executive officer (CEO) Ayush Prasad said, “After a survey conducted in the rural parts of the district, we noted that the numbers of patients are increasing in many Grampanchayat, Nagar Parishad (municipal council), Nagar Panchayat jurisdictions. These include villages from Indapur, Haveli, Khed, Baramati, Junnar, Purandar, Shirur Tehsils.”

According to officials, some villages in Ambegaon, Baramati, Indapur and Junnar tehsil are experiencing higher numbers of patients therefore these villages are kept on alert. Around 159 villages were given a high alert warning while the alert warning was given to 107 villages in the district. There are a total of 3,841 containment zones in 13 tehsils in the district.

“We have issued guidelines and also instructed the local administration to prevent the spread of Coronavirus”, Prasad added.


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