Pune district in Maharashtra reported a single-day spike of over 10,000 Covid-19 cases for the first time on Saturday, taking the district's tally to 5,62,335, an official said.
As many as 10,827 cases were registered in the district, while 66 patients died and 3,293 people recovered from the disease, he added.
Of the new cases, Pune city accounted for 5,720, Pimpri Chinchwad 2,832 and the rest were in the district's rural and cantonment areas, he said.
The covid-19 caseload in Pune city is 2,83,819, while it is 1,47,546 in Pimpri Chinchwad and 1,30,970 in rural and cantonment areas.
The death toll in the district stands at 10,163.
(With inputs from PTI)
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