205 New Corona Patients in Pune City, 92 discharged

Ajit Pawar at PMC

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Pune, May 23, 2020: In Pune city, the number of corona patients has come down slightly, but for the third day in a row, the number of corona patients today has remained above 200. In the last 24 hours, a total of 205 new patients have been found today till 7.30 pm. Also, 92 patients have recovered while 7 people died.

According to the PMC health department, the total number of COVID patients in Pune city has reached 4603 out of which 2463 have been cured while 248 have died. At present, 1,892 active patients still undergoing treatment in different hospitals. They include 170 critical patients including 42 with ventilator support. Today swab samples of 1723 patients were collected for COVID test. Till now samples of 40,493 people have been tested.

Among the seven deaths, four were men and three women, all between the age group of 51 to 67 years. They were from Sanegurujinagar in Sadashiv Peth, Hira apartment in Shukrawar Peth, Fursungi, Lane no. 7 in Koregaon Park, Mominpura in Ganj Peth, Yerwada and 296, Shukrawar Peth.

PCMC tally reaches 311: Till 8.15 pm today, 37 Coronavirus positive patients were reported in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) area, taking the total tally to 311. Also, eight patients were discharged from the hospital. According to PCMC, the new patients include 26 from Anandnagar (Chinchwad), 6 from Wakad, 3 from Bhosari, 1 from Pimpri, and 1 from Kharalwadi. The number of patients in Anandnagar near Chinchwad station has reached 69. Among the new COVID patients, there is a doctor, a nurse and a policeman also.

PCMC officials said that out of 311 total patients, 169 have been cured while seven have died. There are still 135 active patients who are undergoing treatment in different hospitals including YCM hospital and Bhosari hospital. Also, out of 51 patients from outside PCMC who were found positive, 9 have died while 17 have been cured. There are still 25 of them undergoing treatment in PCMC including four who were found positive today.

Across, Maharashtra, 2608 new COVID19 cases were reported in taking the state tally of Coronavirus positive patients to 47,190. There were 60 COVID-related deaths in the state today. 36 out of 60 patients (60%) had high-risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, etc. Death toll in Covid-19 patients has now gone up to 1577 in the state. Till now, 13404 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals.

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