Pune News Live Updates: The Covid-19 positivity rate in Pune district has dropped to 3.37 per cent in the week September 21-27 as against the previous week when it stood at 5.04 per cent. According to a new analysis, weekly trends show that there has been a nearly four per cent decline from August 31 to September 6 when the rate was around 6.5 per cent.
Meanwhile, reaching out to Armed forces veterans in a personal message, Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General J S Nain has urged them to exercise restraint during festivals to avoid being impacted by another surge in Covid-19 cases.
In other news, Maharashtra’s Pune and Ahmednagar districts have become the epicentre for the most recent outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the state. So far, over 530 animals have been infected and 80 have died mostly because of the delay in the second cycle of vaccination in the state.