Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 727, six fatalities recorded on February 26
Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 727, six fatalities recorded on February 26
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Pune reported 727 new coronavirus cases, taking its caseload to 2,01,189 on Friday.

According to an update by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 4,847 with six new fatalities.

A total of 398 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 4,253.

As of now, 1,92,089 people have been discharged/ recovered.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported more than 8,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the third day in a row on Friday besides 48 fatalities, a health department official said.

The caseload in the state thus rose to 21,38,154, while the death toll reached 52,041, he said.

4,936 patients were discharged, taking the tally of recoveries to 20,17,303. The number of active cases stood at 67,608.

As many as 85,932 tests were conducted during the day, taking the tally of samples tested for coronavirus to 1,61,12,519.

As many as 2,688 persons are in institutional quarantine in the state.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases: 21,38,154, new cases: 8,333, death toll: 52,041, discharged: 20,17,303, active cases: 67,608, people tested so far: 1,61,12,519.

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