The daily COVID figure on Tuesday is on a slight increase. The district today reported 21 fresh cases and zero deaths in the last 24 hours.
The district is already facing level 3 restrictions as a precautionary measure in the wake of the Delta Plus variant of COVID.
However today the district reported fewer recovered cases as compared to previous days as a total of 16 successfully recovered from the virus borne disease, taking the numbers of cumulative recovered to 468042.
Of the total 21 new patients, 13 were from the city while 8 are from the rural area. With the latest update, the total number of cases has surged to 477230 while the number of deaths stands still at 9,031.
After the fresh updates, the total active cases in the city now stand at 157 including asymptomatic cases. While the recovery rate of the district 98.07%.
It is pertinent to mention that District Collector Ravindra Thackeray has extended the further tightening of the restrictions to break the chain of transmission of the COVID 19 virus and tackle the threat of the Delta Plus Variant in the state. The new restrictions will be remain enforce from July 5 to July 12.