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Amid Surge, Pune Civic Agency Says No Funds For Jumbo Covid Facilities

Pune has been reported a median of two,000 new coronavirus circumstances for a lot of days. (File)


To deal with the rising variety of coronavirus circumstances in Pune, the Maharashtra authorities has introduced constructing three jumbo Covid care services at an estimated shared value of Rs300 crore. However, the Pune Municipal Corporation has stated it doesn’t have any funds for the hospitals.

“The Pune Municipal Corporation has already spent Rs 250-300 crore in managing the epidemic. We don’t have enough money now, and have requested the chief minister to release some funds,” PMC mayor Murlidhar Mohol stated.

The assertion comes days after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray went to Pune to take a inventory of the town’s preparedness and took the choice to construct three jumbo Covid services at a gathering with officers of the PMC, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, and different growth businesses.

The BJP-led PMC’s assertion is being seen as an try to politicize efforts being made to deal with the epidemic with Congress saying BJP representatives ought to co-operate with the federal government.

“If anything happens in Mumbai, BMC is responsible. Similarly, for Pune, PMC should take the responsibility. It can’t just be the state government’s responsibility. This is no time for politics,” Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant stated.

Earlier, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had appealed to all public representatives to work collectively and to function “links” between the state authorities and residents.

Pune’s one Lok Sabha seat and 5 of the six meeting seats are ruled by BJP, together with state celebration president Chandrakant Patil.

As the town continues to register a median of two,000 new coronavirus circumstances on daily basis, these services can be important in preventing the surge. There have been experiences of hospitals turning away sufferers over lack of coronavirus beds.

The Pune district has almost 90,000 whole coronavirus circumstances, with 60,000 from areas underneath the jurisdiction of the Pune Municipal Corporation, the state authorities’s well being bulletin confirmed.


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