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Bengaluru Civic Body Follows ‘Dharavi Mannequin’ To Beget COVID-19 Spread

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad on Tuesday, August 18, said that the civic body is implementing the Dharavi model to curb the spread of COVID-19 within the metropolis.

“We are implementing the Dharavi model the save the blueprint inhabitants is acknowledged and aggressive making an are trying out is performed to manipulate the spread of Covid-19,” Prasad change into once quoted as asserting by The Contemporary Indian Enlighten.

The BBMP Commissioner said that attributable to the strict isolation, aggressive making an are trying out and early identification of the blueprint inhabitants in Dharavi, no contemporary case has been reported from the slums, whilst Mumbai proceed to document contemporary instances.

“It’s being replicated in Bengaluru now. Though instances will upward push at the birth save, this can succor in controlling the spread of the virus and progressively succor flatten the curve,” he said.

“The blueprint inhabitants is valuable and secondary contacts of positives, those in containment zones, inter-say and international travellers, ILI and SARI instances. Door-to-door survey is being performed to identify folks with comorbidities to notice them early. This change into once performed in Dharavi. In Mumbai quickly after instances were reported, neighbours were without extend shifted to Covid Care Centres and tested,” the Commissioner added.

He extra said that the systems for containment zones were being redefined and that a dilemma of revised systems and standards will seemingly be fashioned attributable to the rising instances of enterprise anomalies.

The Commissioner added that it change into once time electorate helped in controlling the spread of coronavirus and that they ought to quiet succor the government in guaranteeing that COVID-19 obvious sufferers below dwelling isolations are strictly adhering to the same.

He extra said that ideal those sufferers with severe indicators will seemingly be admitted to hospitals. In the interim, relying upon their effectively being stipulations, some sufferers will seemingly be admitted to Covid Care Centres.

Earlier, the Philippines government had announced its resolution to undertake the Dharavi model of containing the outbreak.

“The Philippines government will seemingly be following the Dharavi model for containing Covid-19 in densely populated slums of Philippines,” BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on August 18.

Additionally Read: Philippines To Undertake ‘Dharavi Mannequin’ To Beget Spread Of COVID-19 In Slums: BMC Chief

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