Coronavirus Outbreak: Daily cases in Pune drops to 406

406 new COVID-19 cases were found in Pune taking the caseload up to 2,03,108 while 415 people have completely recovered and discharged from the hospital.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Daily cases in Pune drops to 406

Pune reported 406 new COVID-19 cases, 415 recoveries and four deaths on Monday, March 1, taking the total number of cases up to 2,03,108. According to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), there are 4,906 active cases while 1,93,343 patients have recovered so far. The death toll in Pune is 4,859.

 As many as 4,815 tests were conducted taking the total count to 11,48,661.

On Monday, March 1, Maharashtra recorded 6,397 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This comes as a major relief as the state has been posting over 8,000 cases for the last couple of days. Maharashtra's total case tally now stands to 21,61,467. Currently, there are 77,618 active cases in the state. With 5,754 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 20,30,458.

More than 30 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 52,184. While 3,43,947 persons are under home quarantine, 3,482 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 93.94 per cent, and 2.41 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 12,286 new cases, 12,464 recoveries and 91 deaths taking the tally up to 1,11,24,527 on Monday, March 1. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,07,98,921 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,57,248 in the country. At present, there are 1,68,358 active cases. So far, 1,48,54,136 healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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