Coronavirus Positive cases reach 934 in Pune district today

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Pune, April 23, 2020: As per the latest information, the number of Coronavirus Positive patients has reached 934 till 9 am today, informed Pune district health officer (DHO) Dr Bhagwan Pawar. There were 772 patients till yesterday 8.30 pm in Pune city, according to Pune municipal corporation (PMC).

Dr Pawar said, “Till 7 pm yesterday, the number of COVID19 patients was 881 in Pune district. There is an increase of 53 Coronavirus positive patients and now the total number of positive patients has reached 934. Out of the total, 59 patients have died while 143 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals.”

Across Maharashtra, the tally of Coronavirus positive cases has reached 5652 which includes 789 cured and 269 dead patients. India’s total number of Coronavirus positive cases increased to 21393 (including 16454 active cases, 4257 cured/ discharged/ migrated and 681 deaths), according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, till 8 am today.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 500542 samples from 485172 individuals have been tested as on 23 April 2020, 9 am. 21797 samples have been confirmed positive.

Tele survey through 1921

The Government of India will be conducting a Telephonic Survey calling up citizens on their mobile phones across the country. This is to be carried out by NIC and calls will be coming into mobile phones from the calling number 1921. The public is informed that

• The call will be coming into mobile phones from the calling number 1921. • People are informed that it is a genuine survey and are requested to participate in a good measure when a call comes in from 1921 to enable proper feedback of the prevalence and distribution of COVID symptoms. • Please be aware of any other calls by pranksters or calls from any other number in the guise of such similar survey

States/UTs have been requested to 1. To inform about the public in their States/UTs about the survey with a request to inform the media in their states also so that 2. Also to inform the people about the official nature of this exercise and they should be aware of any other calls by pranksters or phishing/fishing attempts from any other number. 3. To host the information about this survey in your State Heath Department’s home page and other departments’ homepage.