Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 753, seven fatalities recorded on March 8
Coronavirus in Pune: PMC's COVID-19 tally rises by 753, seven fatalities recorded on March 8
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Pune reported 753 new coronavirus cases, taking its caseload to 2,09,083 on Monday.

According to an update by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 4,897 with seven new fatalities.

A total of 700 patients were discharged during the day, taking the total number of discharged/ recovered patients to 1,97,451.

As of now, there are 6,735 active COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile, after recording over 10,000 new coronavirus cases for the last three days, Maharashtra on Monday reported a dip as 8,744 new infections came to light.

The caseload in the state rose to 22,28,471, while the death toll reached 52,500 with 22 fatalities, a health department official said.

As many as 9,068 persons were discharged from hospitals, taking the total of recoveries to 20,77,112.

The state now has 97,637 active cases.

With 70,941 tests conducted on Monday, the tally of samples tested for coronavirus rose to 1, 69,38,227.

There are 4,41,702 people in home quarantine while 4,098 are in institutional quarantine.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases: 22,28,471, New cases: 8,744, Death toll: 52,500, Discharged: 20,77,112, Active cases: 97,637, People tested so far: 1,69,38,227.

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