Pimpri: At present, the number of corona patients is increasing rapidly. Central and state governments have warned to take precautionary measures against the rapid spread of the new corona virus ‘Omicron’ in Africa and European countries. According to this, patients with corona-like symptoms and fever will be tested for RTPCR and antigen in eight hospitals of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. These tests will be done free of cost in these hospitals, it has been informed by the corporation.
Patients referred from private hospitals and fever clinics in Pimpri Chinchwad city will be free of RTPCR test at the municipal center. The Municipal Medical Department has appealed to the Indian Medical Association, National Integrated Medical Association, Pimpri-Chinchwad Doctors Association and all private medical professionals to refer their patients for free RTPCR test or Send the throat solution sample to your patients to the testing center operated through eight zonal hospitals. The municipal corporation said that the material would be provided free of cost to eight private zonal hospitals for collecting saliva samples from the throat.
Among the hospitals which have been provided free RTPCR and antigen test facility are Akurdi Hospital, Late. H.B.P. Prabhakar Malharrao Kute Memorial Hospital (Akurdi), Old Akurdi Hospital (Akurdi), RCTC Center Shahunagar, Sai Umbrella Sambhajinagar Dispensary, Yamunanagar Hospital, Mhetrebasti Dispensary, Rupinagar Dispensary, Talwade Dispensary, Talera Hospital Ojas Hospital (Punawale), Bhondwe Corner (Ravet), Gawde Petrol Pump (Chinchwad), Jijamata Hospital (Pimpri), Navin Jijamata Hospital (Pimpri), Pimple Saudagar Hospital, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil School (Pimpri Waghere), Thergaon Hospital, Khinwas Hospital (Thergaon), Naveen Thergaon Hospital (Thergaon), Sangvi Hospital, Indira Gandhi Maternity Hospital (Old Sangvi), Badminton Hall Katepuram Chowk (Pimple Gurav), Bhosari Hospital, Moshi Dispensary, YCM Hospital, Kharalwadi Dispensary.