Mumbai Maharashtra coronavirus latest update: Complete lockdown in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad from July 13

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New Delhi | Updated: Jul 11, 2020 11:35 AM

Mumbai Maharashtra coronavirus cases news latest update: Another important city of Maharashtra, Pune has reported a single-day highest spike. As many as 1,006 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra news, Maharashtra coronavirus news, Maharashtra covid19 cases, Mumbai news, Mumbai corona cases, pune corona cases, Thane Mumbai, Maharashtra district wise corona casesMumbai Maharashtra coronavirus cases news latest update: Thane district, which saw lockdown, has recorded 1,793 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. (Representative image by Reuters)

Mumbai Maharashtra coronavirus cases news latest update: A complete lockdown has been announced for Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, and some parts of Rural Pune from July 13 to July 23. Lockdown will be enforced in 22 villages in Pune district, and Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area, district officials were quoted as saying by ANI. Only shops related to essential services like dairy and medical stores and hospitals will remain open.

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In rural areas of Maharashtra’s Thane district,  around 300 additional beds were made available in COVID-19 hospitals and treatment centres, an official told PTI. At least 500 more beds will available for COVID-19 patients soon and this will take the bed capacity to 2,000 in Thane rural, district health officer Manish Renge said. In a mega drive against people who are violating the lockdown rules in the area, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation collected fines to the tune of Rs 1.50 lakh in just one day on Friday, an official said.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked the bureaucrats to aim towards making Mumbai coronavirus free. Meanwhile, Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra and Mumbai continue to rise. Maharashtra has recorded 6,875 new coronavirus cases and 219 COVID19 related deaths in the state in the last 24 hours. With these, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally rose to 2,30,599, and the death toll stood at 9,667, the state health department has said. Maharashtra capital Mumbai has reported 1,282 new coronavirus cases and 68 COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total coronavirus cases tally in Mumbai stands at 88,795 and the COVID19 death toll stands in 5,129.

Another important city of Maharashtra, Pune has reported a single-day highest spike. As many as 1,006 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours. With this, Pune City’s coronavirus cases tally reached 25,174, a health official said on Thursday. The death toll has reached 786 with 16 COVID-19 patients succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours.

Thane district, which saw lockdown, has recorded 1,793 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Thane’s coronavirus cases tally has reached 48,856. With 50 fresh COVID19 deaths, the death toll stood at 1,454. In Thane district, Kalyan city added the maximum 580 cases, taking the total to 10,931, while 348 more persons tested positive in Thane city, pushing up the count to 12,053. The tally in Mira Bhayander stood at 4,993, he said. Thane city reported 16 deaths, while Navi Mumbai and Bhiwandi recorded nine and eight fatalities, respectively, the official said.

In an alarming sign, in jails across Maharashtra, a total of 596 inmates and 167 jail staff have tested positive for coronavirus. Nagpur Central Prison has recorded the highest so far with 219 inmates and 57 jail staff having contracted the COVID19.

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