In the wake of rising Mucormycosis or Black Fungus in the city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is all set to start five post-COVID care centres from May 31.
At these five centres, test for Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) will be done.
These centres will be at KT Nagar Hospital, Indira Gandhi Rugnalaya, Pachpaoli Maternity Home,
Sadar Diagnostic Centre and Pakwasa Ayurvedic Hospital.
In all these five centres, total 10 doctors, nurses and medical officers are appointed for treatment of the patients under the guidance of Dr Prashant Nikhade, Chairman of Task Force training to NMC’s doctors, nurses and medical officers regarding screening of Mucormycosis patients.
Dr Ramkrishna Shenoy, member of the Task Force; Dr Sanjay Chilkar, Medical Officer of NMC; Dr Vijay Joshi, Assistant Medical Officer; Dr Varsha Deosthale and Dr Shubham Mangate were present during the training programme held at Corona War Room in NMC premises on Saturday. Dr Chilkar stated that patients would be screened at these centres on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
On Wednesday and Saturday, expert doctors will provide guidance to the suspected patients.