Coronavirus in Pune: With 2,093 new cases, PMC's COVID-19 tally jumps to 1,05,905; death toll crosses 2,500 mark
Coronavirus in Pune: With 2,093 new cases, PMC's COVID-19 tally jumps to 1,05,905; death toll crosses 2,500 mark
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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 2,093 in the last 24 hours to 1,05,905 on Sunday.

With 44 people succumbing to the infection, the death toll went up to 2,512, he said.

A total of 1,569 patients were discharged, taking the number of active cases to 16,453 during the day, he said.

As per the update, 86,940 people have recovered/discharged from the disease as of now.

With 7,235 tests conducted on Sunday, a total number of tests conducted reached to 4,91,417, Mohol said.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Sunday recorded the highest single-day spike of 23,350 COVID-19 cases, taking the state's count to 9,07,212, the health department said.

The death toll in the state reached 26,604 with 328 people succumbing to the infection, including 243 fatalities in the last 48 hours.

A total of 7,826 patients were discharged in the day, raising the count of recoveries in the state to 6,44,400, the department said.

The recovery rate in the state now stands at 71.03 percent while the case fatality rate is2.93 per cent, it said.

The state now has 2,35,857 active cases while 46,47,742 samples have been tested so far.

Among cities, Mumbai saw the record spike of 1,910 new cases, taking its tally to 1,55,622. With 37 deaths, the toll in the city reached 7,869, the department said.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), including Mumbai, added5,407 new cases to its tally at 3,61,799.

With 85 casualties, the cumulative toll mounted to 13,309 in the MMR, it said.

The number of cases rose by 2,638 in the day in Pune city while neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad added 944 new patients.

Kolhapur city reported 519 cases while Sangli city added 530 patients, it said.

The number of new cases in Aurangabad and Nagpur rose by 377 and 1,518, respectively. Nashik city recorded 1,146 new cases.

The COVID-19 figures in Maharashtra are as follows: positivecases 9,07,212, deaths 26,604, recoveries 6,44,400, active cases 2,35,857, people tested 46,47,742.

(With inputs from PTI)

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