Pune reported zero deaths today, for the first time in eight months, PTI quoted an official. The city reported 112 fresh Covid cases today taking the total caseload to 5,03,469. Meanwhile, Pune district logged a total of 406 new Covid cases and six deaths.
Meanwhile, the number of active Covid-19 cases in Pune city dropped below 1,000 after months, with PMC areas reporting 994 such cases in total on Tuesday. Of these, 112 were new cases of the 4,780 tested on the day, indicating daily positivity rate of 2.34 per cent. While 119 patients recovered from the viral infection on Tuesday, one person succumbed to the infection.
The city had recorded its maximum number of active cases, 56,636, on April 18 this year, at the beginning of the second wave.
Meanwhile, after heavy rain in September and October extensively damaged market-ready crops, prices of onions and tomatoes have seen a steady rise in the last couple of months. This is the first time this year when vegetables have seen a good price rally in both the wholesale and retail markets.