Pune city: 1522 new COVID cases, 1412 discharged today

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Pune, Aug 16, 2020: In the last 24 hours, a total of 1412 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery from Coronavirus disease (COVID19) in Pune city today. Also, 1522 new patients were detected while 29 people died today. Today swab samples of 5707 people were collected for COVID tests.



According to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), the total number of Coronavirus positive patients till date has reached 74,098 out of which 57,657 have been cured while 1739 have died. There are still 14,702 active patients undergoing treatment in various hospitals. They include 760 critical patients out of which 462 are on ventilator support.



Across Maharashtra, 8,837 people got discharged from hospitals while 11,111 new cases and 288 deaths were reported today. The total number of COVID cases has reached 5,95,865 out of which 4,17,123 people have recovered and 20,037 have died. There are 1,58,395 active cases.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of Coronavirus positive patients has reached 2,589,682  across the country. Out of this, 1,862,258 have been cured and discharged from hospitals while 49,980 people have died and one patient has migrated out of the country. There are still 677,444 active patients undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country.