Most shocking, said doctors, is unavailability of chest and TB specialists or pulmonologists. The doctors said all serious Covid patients develop pneumonia and only a pulmonologist is expected to treat them. But YCMH does not have a single pulmonologist.
The services are provided for vendors on a yearly basis, while for the customers a downloadable mobile application is available. Customers can sign up, on the app or the website, search for their requirements and book or reschedule appointments.
Many senior citizens, with the help of an initiative of Maya Care Foundation, will either record a video or engage in a virtual call with their sisters and brothers.
Dairies across the state had taken to slashing their procurement prices after reporting drastic reduction in their returns.
As many as 83 FIRs have been lodged against seed companies in this regard, which has rattled both the companies and farmers alike.
From sending medicines to patients’ doorstep to getting routine investigations done at minimal cost and keeping a daily check to ensure that they are doing okay, this doctor couple, Dr Gautam Chhajed and Dr Manisha Chhajed, has been tirelessly working at no cost whatsoever for patients.
For those visiting malls after Aug 5 reopening, an experience like never before.
The commissioner said that the incident officer for the region would seal the area, whether it’s a pocket, building, housing society or a floor, if there were more than five Covid-19 patients at a time.
The PCMC administration, however, claimed that in the last seven days, the system has improved in the industrial city and new facilities will lead to further improvement in patient care.
In a world without Covid-19, it would have graced a public pedestal on Saturday, the death centenary of Tilak. Instead, the statue gazes — from the entrance of the home of Lele’s granddaughter in the city — at members of the family.
An offence of murder in this case has been lodged at the Chikhali police station. Police have booked the accused, Arvind Sheshrao Gade (30), on charges of murder.
The victim, a 35-year-old woman, has lodged the complaint in this case at the Hadapsar police station. Based on her complaint, police have arrested the ward boy, Ashok Gawli (40), under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code.
According to police, the conman contacted Wagh on his cell phone, and claimed to be an employee of Kalyani Nagar branch of a prominent bank. He told Wagh that the bank was offering a loan scheme for doctors, and asked him if he needed a loan.
In the order by Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar, there was no mention of whether gymnasiums can reopen. Under the ‘unlockdown’ rules issued by the Centre recently, gymnasiums and yoga institutes can function from August 5.
The directive came after Mayor Murlidhar Mohol raised the issue of allegedly high number of deaths not registered due to Covid-19. Murlidhar Mohol had claimed that there were approximately 4-500 Covid-related deaths, but which were not registered as such.
The study further showed that Nitrogen Oxide, mainly emitted by fuel combustion of vehicles, dropped by 57 per cent during the lockdown, as most vehicles stayed off the roads. It had dropped to 6.20 ppb (parts per billion) between March 23 and April 14.
63-year-old Dr Shirish Chavan, from Miraj in Sangli district, required high-flow nasal oxygen for a week at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Bharati hospital in Pune.
Additional Municipal Commissioner Rubal Agarwal said, “The PMC welcomes the healthy twins of the Covid patient. Thanks to the team of doctors of Sonawane hospital,” she said.
“We have around 19,000 cases now. Our doubling rate is 12 days… we expect 50,000 cases by August 15 as we also expect to increase our testing,” PCMC Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar told The Indian Express.
PCMC commissioner Shravan Hardikar said,”After Javed Shaikh was given plasma therapy by doctors at the YCM Hospital, he had recovered from Covid and pneumonia. Doctors have told me that he had co-morbidity, including a liver ailment, which caused his death.”
At his last press conference as Divisional Commissioner, Deepak Mhaisekar said that his stint in Pune had been his most testing one.
“The matter has been brought to our notice. As a responsible corporate, we have zero tolerance towards any such deviations or acts by employees. Appropriate staff action will be initiated and we will also support the police in its investigation,” the bank said.
According to police, the old couple resides in an apartment on Prabhat Road in Deccan Gymkhana area, while their son works in the US and daughter is married and living in Pimple Saudagar.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, three men were arrested for allegedly preparing fake medical certificates for people wanting to procure digital travel passes from police.
District collector Naval Kishore Ram said he has been getting complaints that private hospitals as well as the civic-run YCM hospital were turning away patients without guiding or directing them to hospitals where beds are available.