Pune COVID-19 surge: Guardian minister Ajit Pawar's review meeting begins; decision on new curbs likely
Pune COVID-19 surge: Guardian minister Ajit Pawar's review meeting begins; decision on new curbs likely
ANI

With COVID-19 cases in Pune increasing day by day, a review meeting by district guardian minister Ajit Pawar has begun today, ANI reported.

In a massive spike in COVID-19 cases, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) reported 3,286 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking its caseload to 2,47,629.

According to an update by PMC Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, the death toll climbed to 5,134 with 23 new fatalities.

A total of 1,200 patients were discharged during the day, taking the total number of discharged/ recovered patients to 2,13,914.

As of now, there are 28,578 active COVID-19 cases.

In the neighbouring twin-city of Pimpri Chinchwad, 1811 COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, taking the COVID-19 cases tally to 1,28,747. With 13 new fatalities, the death toll in the twin-city rose to 2,77.

According to an update by Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) former Deputy Mayor Tushar Hinge, 722 patients were discharged during the day, taking the tally to 1,12,762.

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