Pune : Under the Samarth Bharat Scheme implemented by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Covid care centre was opened at Baya Karve hostel at Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha in Karvenagar. The centre was opened in coordination with Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Jankalyan Samiti Vivek Vyaspeeth.
The centre will have 450 beds. Here, the patients who are asymptomatic, but have tested positive and have no place for home quarantine will be given entry. One room will have three patients. The patients here will get tea, breakfast, two meals and medicines free of cost. Eight trained doctors, 25 trained members will be available 24X7.
The patient can stay in the quarantine home for 10 to 12 days as per the medical advice. In case of any emergency, the patient can be shifted to the hospital with help from the civic body. A team of medical experts from Sahyadri Hospital will be taking care of the patients. Counseling too will be provided, said RSS, Pune city executive Mahesh Karpe.
Pune platform for Covid Response, Sahyadri Hospital, Lohia family’s Mukund Bhavan trust, Laxminarayan Devesthan Trust, Parimal and Pramod Chaudhary Foundation, Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Sanstha helped the centre.