GCC appoints additional volunteers help home quarantine patients

With the number of Covid-19 active cases in Chennai crossing 50,000, the Greater Chennai Corporation has appointed additional volunteers to help home quarantine patients.
Greater Chennai Corporation
Greater Chennai Corporation


According to a press release, Chennai Corporation has appointed additional 535 volunteers for seven zones, where cases are higher.
"As many as 1,000 volunteers have already been appointed. Each of the 200 wards have 5 volunteers. However, cases are increasing in Tondiarpet, Royapuram, Thiru Vi Ka Nagar, Anna Nagar, Teynampet, Kodambakkam and Adyar zone. Following an instruction from Minister KN Nehru, additional volunteers have been appointed," the release added.
With the additional volunteers, all the wards in these seven zones will have 10 volunteers each.
The volunteers are assisting the patients and their families, who are under home isolation, in getting essential items.

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