Coronavirus in Pune: PMC, cops collect Rs 5 crore fine for spitting in public, not wearing masks
Coronavirus in Pune: PMC, cops collect Rs 5 crore fine for spitting in public, not wearing masks
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The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Pune Police have collected Rs 5.77 crore fine from its citizens for not wearing masks and spitting in public amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a Twitter post by Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, "Till date 1,16,655 cases have been registered for violation of wearing masks by both Police and PMC, and a total amount of Rs 5.77 crore has been collected."

"Total 4,692 cases for spitting (have been registered). A total amount of Rs 6.29 lakhs has been collected," the post added.

Meanwhile, as per another update by Mohol, Pune reported 418 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking its COVID-19 count to 1,57,051. 23 people succumbed to the infection, with this the death toll went up to 3,964.

A total of 860 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 9,858. As of now, 1,43,229 people were dischraged/recovered.

On Saturday, 3,509 tests were conducted taking the total count to 6,99,058.

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