Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 273, three fatalities recorded on January 17

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 19,90,759 with the addition of 3,081 fresh cases on Sunday.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, January 17, 2021, 09:43 PM IST
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Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 273, three fatalities recorded on January 17 | AFP Photo

Pune reported 273 new coronavirus cases, taking its caseload to 1,83,174 on Sunday.

According to an update by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 4,703 with three new fatalities.

A total of 345 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 2,498.

As of now, 1,75,973 people have been discharged/ recovered.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 19,90,759 with the addition of 3,081 fresh cases on Sunday, the state health department said.

With 50 new deaths reported during the day, the state's fatality count rose to 50,438, it said in a statement.

Of the 50 fatalities, 21 were from the past 48 hours, while 8 from the last week. The remaining 21 deaths are from the period before the last week, it said.

A total of 2,342 patients were discharged from hospitals on Sunday, which took the total number of recovered persons in Maharashtra to 18,86,469, the department said.

There are 52,653 active cases in Maharashtra at present.

With 62,901 new tests for coronavirus, the total number of samples tested for coronavirus so far in Maharashtra has gone up to 1,38,06,387, it said.

Maharashtra's current case recovery rate is 94.76 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.53 per cent, the department said.

Currently, 2,25,308 people are in home quarantine and 2,045 in institutional quarantine.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 19,90,759; new cases 3,081; deaths: 50,438; discharged 18,86,469; active cases: 52,653; people tested so far: 1,38,06,387.

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