Coronavirus Positive cases reach 196 in Pune district, 16 dead

India has one of the lowest deaths per lakh population in the world

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Pune, April 8, 2020: In the last 24 hours, eight Coronavirus COVID19 patients died in Pune. The total number of deaths has reached 16 now since the first Coronavirus positive case was detected on March 9.


The total number of Coronavirus positive patients has increased to 196 in Pune district including 21 in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Also 27 patients have cured and discharged till now in Pune district.


There was one new positive case under PCMC and the patient is a close contact of a Tablighi Jamaat member who has returned from Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi. Many areas in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad have been sealed from where large number positive patients were found.


Meanwhile, total positive cases in the state stands at 1135. There were 117 new COVID19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra today.