Pune district records 1,083 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths

AgenciesUpdated: Tuesday, June 01, 2021, 08:44 AM IST
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Pune district in Maharashtra reported 1,083 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its tally to 10,13,804, while 53 more fatalities pushed the toll to 16,867, a health department official said.

A total of 2,386 patients were discharged from hospitals in the district during the day, he said.

Of the 1,083 cases, 180 were reported from the limits of the Pune Municipal Corporation, where the COVID-19 count rose to 4,69,927, he said.

As many as 246 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported from Pimpri-Chinchwad, taking the tally in the industrial town to 2,50,399, the official said.

The number of infections in rural and Pune Cantonment Board areas rose to 2,93,478, he said.

According to the official, 14,117 tests to detect coronavirus were conducted in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra on Monday reported 15,077 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest since March 15, taking the caseload to 57,46,892, while 184 more deaths pushed the toll to 95,344, the state health department said.

On March 15, the state had reported 15,051 cases as it hurtled towards a devastating second COVID-19 wave.

The daily count was also a sharp drop from 18,600 infections registered on Sunday.

Recoveries far exceeded new infections.

As many as 33,000 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, pushing the number of recovered cases to 53,95,370, a statement from the health department said.

The state now has 2,53,367 active cases, it said.

The COVID-19 recovery rate is 93.88 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.66 per cent, the department said.

The statement said 1,93,446 more people were tested for coronavirus in Maharashtra, taking the number of samples examined so far to 3,50,55,054.

Mumbai city reported 666 new cases and 29 deaths, taking its tally to 7,05,288 and the toll to 14,826, the department said.

The wider Mumbai division, including the city and its satellite towns, reported 1,952 infections and 44 deaths, pushing the caseload to 15,32,407 and the toll to 27,745, it said.

The Nashik division reported 3,124 cases, including 1,700 in the Nashik district. The Pune division registered 3,222 cases, 1,713 of them in Satara district, the statement said.

The Kolhapur division reported 3,829 cases of coronavirus, including 1,442 in the Kolhapur district.

The Aurangabad division recorded 385 infections of the deadly disease, the Latur division 966, the Akola division 873 and the Nagpur division 726, the statement said.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 57,46,892; new cases 15,077, deaths 95,344; recoveries 53,95,370; active cases 2,53,367; tests so far 3,50,55,054.

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