Pune district records 12,090 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day surge since pandemic outbreak
Pune district records 12,090 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day surge since pandemic outbreak
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The COVID-19 tally in Pune rose by 12,090 in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day addition in the district so far, to touch 5,16,127 on Thursday. The day also saw 70 deaths, taking the overall toll to 10,472. 6,648 people were discharged, taking the total to 5,16,226.

Meanwhile, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) reported 7,010 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking its caseload to 3,12,382. According to an update by the Pune district health officer, the death toll climbed to 5,779 with 43 new fatalities. A total of 4,099 patients were discharged during the day, taking the total number of discharged/ recovered patients to 2,57,833. As of now, there are 48,939 active COVID-19 cases.

In the neighbouring twin-city of Pimpri Chinchwad, 2351 COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, taking the COVID-19 cases tally to 1,61,119. With 15 new fatalities, the death toll in the twin-city rose to 2,122. According to an update by the Pune district health officer, 1453 patients were discharged during the day, taking the tally to 1,33,839. As of now, there are 25,158 active COVID-19 cases in PCMC.

Pune district records 12,090 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day surge since pandemic outbreak

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 56,286 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, which took its caseload to 32,29,547, while 376 deaths due to the infection pushed the toll to 57,028, the health department said.

On Wednesday, the state had recorded the highest daily count of 59,907 cases and 322 fatalities.

A total of 36,130 patients recuperated and got discharge from hospitals on Thursday, due to which the state's recovery count reached 26,49,757, it said.

With 2,36,815 tests conducted during the day, the state's overall test count went up to 2,13,85,551, it said in a statement.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 82.05 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.77 per cent.

There are 27,02,613 people in home quarantine and 22,661 in institutional quarantine.

The number of active cases in the state is 5,21,317.

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