2,359 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, with 44 patients declared dead due to infection
PUNE On Wednesday, Pune district reported 2,359 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, with 44 patients declared dead due to the infection, as per the state health department.
Currently, Pune district has a total of 2.89 lakh Covid-19 cases, of which 2.27 lakh have recovered.
The death toll stands at 5,734 and the active case count is 56,819.
Pune rural reported 726 fresh cases, taking its count to 60,738. According to the state health department, 17 Covid-related deaths on Tuesday took the death toll to 1,214 in the rural areas.
Pune city, as per the Pune municipal corporation (PMC), reported 1,005 fresh cases, taking its total count to 1,54,344. Twenty-five deaths reported on Tuesday puts the death toll at 3,500.
Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation (PCMC) reported 628 fresh cases, taking its final count to 74,721. Two Covid-related deaths on Tuesday put its death toll at 1,019 .
The state health department reported that 19,212 patients were discharged, taking the final discharged count to 10,69,159.
The recovery rate in the state is 78.26%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.65%. Currently, 21,35,496 people are in home quarantine and 29,947 are in institutional quarantine.
LUCKNOW Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust will first use carved pillars and stone slabs from the VHP's workshop in Ayodhya for the construction of the main structure of Ram temple in the first phase starting from June 1. The temple construction committee said that June 1 is an auspicious date according to the Hindu religious calendar. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had relocated Ram Lalla from the tent in Ram Janmabhoomi to the makeshift temple on March 25, 2020.
The Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate for the recently concluded Assembly election in Uttarakhand, retired colonel Ajay Kothiyal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Dehradun. Kothiyal had resigned from the Arvind Kejriwal-led party last week. In March this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party returned to power in Uttarakhand as it bagged 47 seats, 11 more than the required majority in the 70-seat assembly.
Election to the state's 28 municipal committees and 18 municipal councils will be held on June 19 and the results will be declared on June 22, Haryana's State Election Commissioner Dhanpat Singh announced on Monday. Candidates can withdraw their candidature until June 7 from 11am to 3pm. Election symbols will be allotted to the candidates on the same day.
The traffic police on Monday devised a new plan to manage congestion across the city during the monsoon and to ensure timely action by deploying teams at all key points with motors to pump out water before commuters could get stuck, unlike previous years when they would reach these spots after receiving reports of congestion. Police said that on Monday they had to remove accumulated water from major traffic intersections to allow commuters to pass.
Heavy showers, accompanied by hail storms and strong winds, brought much-needed relief to the residents of Gurugram from sweltering heat and hot winds on Monday morning, with the city recording its highest rainfall at 73.4mm in the month of May in the past 25 years. Gurugram on Monday (around 5 30pm) recorded a maximum temperature of 39.3C and a minimum of 16.5C — around five and eight degrees below normal, respectively.