Coronavirus in Pune: With 2,620 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, tally jumps to 1,02,884; death toll at 2,344
Coronavirus in Pune: With 2,620 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, tally jumps to 1,02,884; death toll at 2,344
Photo Credit: ANI

Pune district reported 2,620 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its COVID-19 count to 1,02,884, an official said on Friday.

The death toll increased by 34 during this period to reach 2,344, he said.

"Of the new cases, 1,249 are in Pune Municipal Corporation limits, which now has 63,286 cases, while 960 are in Pimpri Chinchwad where the count is 27,078 now. Rural and cantonment areas have 12,520 cases overall. A total of 1,168 people were discharged during the day," the official informed.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra registered a spike of 10,483 new cases on Friday, which took its coronavirus tally to 4,90,262, the state health department said.

The death toll in the state due to the pandemic reached 17,092 with 300 patients succumbing during the day, it said.

On the other hand, 10,906 patients were discharged from hospitals upon recovery, the department said in a release.

So far, 3,27,281 COVID-19 patients have walked out of hospitals in Maharashtra after recovery.

There were 1,45,582 active cases as of Friday evening, while 25,69,645 people have been tested.

The statement said that the recovery rate in the state is 66.76 per cent, while the fatality rate is 3.49 per cent.

Currently, 9,82,075 people are in home quarantine and 35,262 in institutional quarantine.

Maharshtra's COVID-19 tally is as follows: Positive cases 4,90,262; deaths 17,092; recoveries 3,27,281; active cases 1,45,582 and people tested so far 25,69,645.

(To download our E-paper please click here. The publishers permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in