Pune, May 29, 2020: The numbers of total Coronavirus positive patients has crossed 6,000 mark and reached 6093 till 7.30 pm today. A total of 242 new COVID19 patients were reported while 186 got discharge from hospitals. Unfortunately, 8 people lost their lives due to the deadly virus today. Two more deaths are from Pune rural areas.
According to PMC, out of 6093 total patients, 3450 have been cured while 301 have died. 2340 active patients are undergoing treatment in different hospitals. Also, 166 of them are critical including 45 who are on ventilator support. Out of 2340 active patients, 1588 are admitted in PMC centres including Naidu hospital, 146 are in Sassoon hospital and 606 are in private hospitals. Today swab samples of 1179 people were collected for COVID tests. Till now samples of 47,761 people have been tested.
Among the eight deaths in Pune city, five were men and three women who were in the age group of 56 to 87 years. Apart from COVID19, they were also suffering from other ailments. The deceased persons were residents of Dahanukar Colony in Kothrud, Pandavnagar, Kasture Chowk in Raviwar Peth, Samrat society in Kalyaninagar, Ramoshiwadi in Gokhalenagar, Ganjpeth, Nagpur Chawl in Yerwada and Mahatma Phule Vasahat in Parvati.