Pune dist reports 362 fresh Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths
The state health department, on Monday, reported 362 fresh Covid-19 cases. Five Covid-related deaths in 24 hours have also been reported in the district which puts the Covid-related death toll at 7,722.
The district has reported 3.67 lakh Covid-19 cases, of which 3.42 lakh have recovered, and 17,190 are active cases undergoing treatment in hospitals or in home isolation.
Pune rural reported 96 new cases taking its final count to 86,450. Four Covid-related deaths on Monday put the rural death toll at 2,044, according to the state health department.
Pune city reported 175 new cases, taking its count to 1,88,477 with one Covid-related death on Monday, putting the death toll at 4,379.
PCMC reported 91 new cases taking its final count to 92,392 with no deaths reported. Its death toll stands at 1,264.
The department reported that 6,053 patients were discharged on Sunday taking the final count of such cases to 17.89 lakh. The recovery rate in the state is 94.24%.
Currently, 5,04,938 people are in home quarantine and 3,579 people are in institutional quarantine in Maharashtra.
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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On Monday, the Central Consumer Protection Authority prohibited eateries from automatically or by default levying service charges on food bills. This decision has left restaurateurs feeling anxious as they think this isn't in the welfare of their staff. Prabhat Verma, who runs a food group, DRAG, says he's happy and excited with this change. Another foodie, Priyanka Talreja, says as a customer and frequent visitor to restaurants, it was a much-needed move.
A day after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said in an audit report that Delhi has been recording a revenue surplus since 2015, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the numbers are the “biggest proof” of the Aam Aadmi Party's “honesty”. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia presented the 2021 CAG report on state finances, for the financial year ending March 2020, in the Delhi assembly on Tuesday.