Pune district reports 691 fresh Covid cases and two deaths on Wednesday
PUNE On Wednesday, Pune district reported 691 fresh Covid cases and two deaths due to the infection in the last 24 hours.
This takes the progressive count to 1.44 million, of which 1.41 million have recovered, 20,452 is the death toll and 8,113 is the active case count.
As per the state health department, Pune rural reported 176 new Covid-19 cases, which takes the progressive count to 423,521. The death toll went up to 7,103 as no more deaths were reported. Pune city reported 376 new Covid-19 cases which takes the progressive count to 675,867. The death toll went up to 9,419 as two more deaths were reported. PCMC reported 139 new Covid-19 cases and the progressive count went up to 345.758. The toll stood at 3,580 as no deaths were reported.
Pune district, as per the Cowin dashboard on Wednesday, saw in total 17.05 million doses administerd, of which 9.47 million are first doses, 7.36 million are second doses and 210,442 are precautionary doses. A total of 504 sites saw vaccinations of which 369 are government centres and 135 are private.
Police on Wednesday arrested a person from Talegaon Dabhade in Pune district for allegedly supplying poisonous substance to the main accused for killing nine family members of the same family in Mhaisal town of Sangli district. Police officials said that Bagwan and Kshirsagar have a common Solapur connection. Kshirsagar moved to Talegaon Dabhade from Solapur five years ago.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar met Lalu Yadav at Patna's Paras Hospital on Wednesday, where the Rashtriya Janata Dal boss is receiving treatment for a fracture and other injuries sustained after falling down the stairs at his home in the city. "Met RJD chief shri Lalu Prasad Yadavji at Paras Hospital in Patna and inquired about his health. Wishing Lalu Prasad Yadavji a speedy recovery," he said.
Delhi will host its first ever government-backed shopping festival from January 28 to February 26 next year, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday. The festival will have 200 concerts for entertainment, food walks and will also offer huge discounts on products. Kejriwal said the festival will boost employment and the city's economy. The chief minister said people will also get a glimpse of Delhi's art and culture in the shopping festival.
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