179 fresh COVID patients detected in Pune city today, 77 discharged

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Pune, May 24, 2020: In the last 24 hours, a total of 179 new patients have been found today till 7.30 pm. Also, 77 patients have recovered while 6 people died. According to the PMC health department, the total number of COVID patients in Pune city has reached 4782 out of which 2550 have been cured while 254 have died.

At present, 1977 active patients are still undergoing treatment in different hospitals. They include 176 critical patients including 47 with ventilator support. Today swab samples of 681 patients were collected for COVID test. Till now samples of 41,174 people have been tested.

Among the six deaths, three were men and three women, all between the age group of 21 to 71 years. They were from Dias Plot in Gultekdi, Sidharth Housing Society in Bhawani Peth, Amin society in Salisbury Park, Ganeshnagar in Yerwada, Shankar housing society in Yerwada and Ganesh Peth.

Across Maharashtra, there were 3041 new COVID19 cases taking the total number of cases to 50231. Also, 58 people died while 1196 got discharge from hospitals after being cured. There are still 33988 active cases. The total death toll stands at 1635, while 14600 patients have been discharged till date, according to Maharashtra Health Department.

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