Pune reported another spike of 68 new COVID-19 cases over a 12-hour span, taking the district’s active positive cases to 1464, said health officials on May 3.
“As many as 62 new cases were reported between 9 p.m. Saturday and midnight, while a further six have been reported till today morning,” said District Health Officer (DHO) Bhagwan Pawar.
Till date, Pune district has reported a total of 1980 COVID-19 cases, which includes 1464 active cases, 103 deaths and 413 people discharged.
While the details of the new cases are awaited, the bulk of them were reported from Pune city, said authorities.
The district had recorded its first Covid-19 positive case on March 15. Over the next 45 days, while the number of cases increased, the contagion seemed to be in check as the tally was a little over 50 cases.