Pune is witnessing over 2400 COVID-19 cases
A central health department team arrived in Pune to assess the coronavirus situation in the district, where the number of COVID-19 cases has crossed the 2,400-mark so far.
Additional Deputy Director-General Dr Sudhir Gupta of the central general health department is leading the team, a statement issued by the district administration said.
The team held a meeting with Pune divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar, it said.
“During the meeting, the central team took a review of the COVID-19 containment measures in Pune and called for giving thrust to contact tracing, health survey in containment zones and quarantine measures,” the statement said.
The team will talk to officials from the state and district health department and civic commissioners from Pune and neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad, it added.