Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 688, five fatalities recorded on March 2
Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 688, five fatalities recorded on March 2
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Pune reported 688 new coronavirus cases, taking its caseload to 2,03,796 on Tuesday.

According to an update by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 4,864 with five new fatalities.

A total of 498 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 5,091.

As of now, 1,93,841 people have been discharged/ recovered.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 7,863 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday which took the state's caseload to 21,69,330, a health department official said.

The death toll due to the pandemic reached 52,238 with 54 new fatalities, he said.

On Monday, after reporting more than 8,000 cases for five days, the state had witnessed a slight dip in fresh infections at 6,397 cases.

On Tuesday 6,332 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recoveries in the state to 20,36,790.

Maharashtra's recovery rate of COVID-19 cases is 93.89 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.41 per cent, the official said.

Out of 1,64,21,879 COVID-19 samples tested so far, 21,69,330 tested positive, at a positivity rate of 13.21 per cent. 75,521 new tests were conducted during the day.

Currently 3,55,784 people are in home quarantine and 3,558 in institutional quarantine while there are 79,093 active COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases: 21,69,330, New cases 7,863, Death toll: 52,238, Recovered: 20,36,790, Active cases: 79,093, Total tests: 1,64,21,879.

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