Pune district reports 4,557 new COVID-19 cases, 114 deaths

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Pune, May 19 (PTI)Punedistrict reported 4,557 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking its COVID-19 count to 9,80,986, a health department official said.

He said the death toll rose to 15,663 after 114 more patients succumbed to the infection in the western Maharashtra district in the last 24 hours.

Also, 2,407 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, the official said.

'Of the 4,557 new cases, 1,164 were reported from Pune PuneMunicipal Corporation areas, where the count rose to 4,62,172. With 762 cases, Pimpri-Chinchwad's COVID-19 count increased to 2,43,947,' he said.

The number of positive cases in rural and Pune Cantonment Board areas increased to 2,74,867, he said. PTI COR RSY RSY