163 new COVID cases in Pune city, 6 deaths today

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Pune, May 14, 2020: Today there was a massive jump in the number of new Coronavirus positive patients in Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) area. With 163 new COVID19 cases the total number of positive patients has reached 2987 out of which 1486 have been cured and discharged while 169 have died.

According to PMC, today 109 patients were discharged from hospitals after they recovered from COVID. There are still 1332 active patients admitted in different hospitals and 116 of them are in critical condition. 34 of them are on ventilator support. Also, samples of 1414 persons were collected for testing today.

Among the six deaths, four were men and two women, all of them were between 39 to 72 years age group. A man and a woman were from Camp, while others were from Ghorpade Peth, Rajewadi in Nana Peth, Khese Park in Lohegaon and Chintamani Nagar in Hadapsar.

Across Maharashtra, 1602 new Covid-19 cases were reported today. The state tally of COVID-19 positive patients is now 27,524. There were 44 COVID-related deaths in the state today. Out of the 44 deaths today, 31 were men and 13 women. 21 of them aged over 60 years, 20 were from the age group 40 to 59 years and 3 were aged less than 40 years. 34 out of 44 patients (77%) had high-risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, etc. Death toll in Covid-19 patients has now gone up to 1019 in the state. 6059 patients have been discharged till date after full recovery.

Out of 2,40,145 laboratory samples, 2,12,621 were negative and 27,524 have been tested positive for coronavirus until today. As per the guidance from the Government of India, cluster containment action plan is being implemented in places where clusters of patients have been found in the state. There are 1512 active containment zones in the state currently. Total 14,253 surveillance squads worked today across the state and surveillance of 59.04 lakh population was done. Currently, 3,15,686 people are in-home quarantine and 15,465 people are in institutional quarantine.