PMC officials during their visit to Jumbo COVID-19 centre in Pune.
PMC officials during their visit to Jumbo COVID-19 centre in Pune.

As per the update by Pune Municipal Corporation Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the COVID-19 case count in the city rose by 1,938 to 1,15,770 on Friday.

In addition to this, Pune Municipal Corporation has also come up the top five hotspot ward office areas where the number of COVID-19 patients is the highest.

Warje-Karve Nagar, Sinhagad Road, Dhankawadi - Sahakarnagar, Ahmednagar Road - Wadgaonsheri, Kothrud - Bavdhan are among the top five hotspot ward office areas within the limits of PMC. At the start of the outbreak the cases in Pune were limited to the centrally located areas of the city and areas like Warje-Karve Nagar and Kothrud - Bavdhan were in green zones.

With 38 people succumbing to the infection, the death toll within the limits of PMC went up to 2,706.

A total of 1,573 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of active cases to 17,039.

As per the update, 96,025 people have recovered/discharged from the disease as of now.

With 6,588 tests conducted on Friday, a total number of tests conducted reached to 5,21,249.

PMC's Ward wise new cases on September 10.

Coronavirus in Pune: Warje-Karve Nagar, Sinhagad Road and Kothrud among top five hotspots in the city

Meanwhile, Maharashtra's tally of COVID-19 cases crossed 10 lakh on Friday with a record spike of 24,886 new cases.

While the total of cases reached 10,15,681, the death toll due to the pandemic reached 28,724 with 393 new fatalities reported across the state.

The number of recovered COVID-19 patients increased to 7,15,023 with 14,308 patients discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra's recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is 70.4 per cent and fatality rate is 2.83 per cent.

So far 50.72 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state.

The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests is 20 per cent in the state.

16,47,742 people are in home quarantine and 38,487 in institutional quarantine.

Coronavirus figures from Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases: 10,15,681, New cases 24,886, Death toll 28,724, Recovered: 7,15,023, Active cases: 2,71,566.

(With PTI inputs)

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