Pune Weather Latest Update, Pune Coronavirus Cases, Pune Traffic highlights: Pune administered nearly 2.5 lakh vaccine doses on Tuesday, becoming the district with the highest single-day vaccinations in Maharashtra. Pune recorded 1,789 fresh Covid cases on Tuesday- the highest in the State. According to an official, out of the 51,238 active patients in Maharashtra, Pune is at the top with 13,515 active infections.
Due to the rise in Covid cases, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will run the 800-bed Jumbo hospital at CoEP ground in the city for three more months.
Meanwhile, light rain and cloudy sky conditions are likely to prevail over Pune city on Wednesday. During the last 24 hours, Shivajinagar recorded 1.7mm of rainfall. Between June 1 and August 31, the city has recorded 386.1mm, which was 12 per cent below normal.
In other news, no water supply will be available in the entire city on Thursday, September 2 as the Pune Municipal Corporation undertakes maintenance and repair work at its water purification plants and pumping stations. Supply is to be restored on Friday.
The Pimpri Chinchwad police have arrested an alleged serial burglar who was preparing to purchase an apartment with proceeds of the crime. The police claimed the accused was involved in as many as 30 house break-ins in Pimpri Chinchwad over the last three years, and have recovered valuables of over Rs 77 lakh, including an SUV and 780 grams of gold, following his arrest. After closely tracking his movements, the police identified him as Lakhan Ashok Jetithor, who had been booked in nine counts of burglaries in Solapur between 2009 and 2012. After he was detained and questioned, police said that Jetithor committed 30 counts of house break-ins between 2019 and 2021, mainly in the Chinchwad area along with Bhosari and Chikhali.