Coronavirus in Pune: With 1,617  new cases, PMC's COVID-19 tally jumps to 87,317; death toll reaches 2,108
Coronavirus in Pune: With 1,617 new cases, PMC's COVID-19 tally jumps to 87,317; death toll reaches 2,108
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Pune: As per the update by Pune Municipal Corporation Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the COVID-19 case count in Pune rose by 1,617 in the last 24 hours to 87,317 on Wednesday.

With 31 people succumbing to the infection, the death toll went up to 2,108, he said.

A total of 1,369 patients were discharged, taking the number of active cases to 14,940 during the day, he said.

As per the update, 70,269 people have recovered/discharged from the disease as of now.

With 6,164 tests conducted on Monday, a total number of tests conducted reached to 4,20,058, Mohol said.

Pune district reported 3,244 new coronavirus cases since previous evening which took its case count to 1,53,141, a health official said on Wednesday.

The death toll reached 3,804 with 62 patients succumbing to the infection, he added.

"Of the 3,244 cases, 1,617 are in Pune Municipal Corporation limits, which has recorded 87,317 cases so far.

"However, 1,369 patients were also discharged from the hospitals," he said.

"With 1,031 new cases in Pimpri Chinchwad, the case count there is 44,405," the official added.

(With inputs from PTI)

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