Coronavirus in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 206, PCMC records 159 cases
Coronavirus in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 206, PCMC records 159 cases
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Pune reported 206 new coronavirus cases, taking its caseload to 1,67,188 on Monday.

According to an update by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 4,435 with nine new fatalities.

A total of 181 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 4,917. As of now, 1,57,863 people were discharged/ recovered. On Monday, 2,196 tests were conducted taking the total count to 7,92,518.

In the neighbouring twin-city of Pimpri Chinchwad, 159 COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, taking the COVID-19 cases tally to 90,855. With five new fatalities, the death toll in the twin-city rose to 1,591 on Monday.

Meanwhile, 109 were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 87,384. On Monday, 2,870 tests were conducted with the cumulative count reaching 4,48,050.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 17,84,361 with the addition of 4,153 new cases on Monday, while more than 3,700 patients recovered from the infection, the state health department said.

With 30 new deaths reported during the day, the state's fatality count increased to 46,653, the department said in a statement.

A total of 3,729 patients were discharged from hospitals, which took the number of recovered persons to 16,54,793, the department said.

The recovery rate in the state is 92.74 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.61 per cent, the department said.

Currently, 5,17,711 people are in home quarantine and 6,524 are in institutional quarantine, it said.

There are 81,902 active cases in the state at present.

A total of 1,02,81,543 people have been tested across the state so far, it said.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases: 17,84,361; new cases 4,153; deaths: 46,653; discharged 16,54,793; active cases: 81,902; people tested so far: 1,02,81,543.

(With PTI inputs)

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