COVID-19 Pune: Hadapsar, Mundhwa areas have highest number of cases

Sakal Times News Desk
Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Pune city has recorded a total of 83,152 cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak started on March 9. The top two wards are accounting for about 17 per cent of these total progressive COVID-19 cases.

Pune: A datasheet released by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has revealed that Hadapsar and Mundhwa areas have recorded the highest number of progressive cases of COVID-19 in the city so far. The second-highest number of cases have been recorded under Dhankawadi - Sahakar Nagar ward office (7,015) followed by Kasba - Vishrambaug Wada ward office (6,669), Sinhagad Road ward office (5,533) and Warje - Karve Nagar ward office with 5,528 cases.

Pune city has recorded a total of 83,152 cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak started on March 9. The top two wards are accounting for about 17 per cent of these total progressive COVID-19 cases. The least number of progressive cases so far are reported from the Aundh - Baner ward office jurisdiction with 3,206 cases. Nagar road and Wadgaon Sheri areas have reported 5,350 cases and Dhole Patil Road area has seen 5,150 cases of COVID-19 so far.

Initially, Bhawani Peth and Shivaji Nagar - Ghole Road ward were having the highest number of COVID-19 cases, but now they have bent the curve. The total cases reported in these wards so far are 4,229 and 3,618 cases respectively. Bhavani Peth area is more of a market place and residential areas have old houses and narrow lanes with dense population. PMC had specifically focussed on the Bhavani Peth initially with a maximum number of tests conducted daily to curb the spread of COVID-19. Senior citizens, pregnant women and persons with comorbidities were surveyed and their health symptoms were recorded.

Under the Hadapsar - Mundhwa ward office jurisdiction, areas like Mundhwa, Magarpatta, Hadapsar Gaon, Satavwadi, Phursungi Mohammadwadi and Kausar Baug are the worst affected. Similarly, under the Dhankawadi - Sahakar Nagar ward most of the cases have been reported from Dattanagar, Katraj Gaothan, Dhankawadi, Ambegaon Pathar, Sahakar Nagar and Padmavati areas.

COVID-19 cases count

Top 5 wards

Hadapsar - Mundhwa ----------------------- 7,598
Dhankawadi - Sahakar Nagar ----------------------- 7,015
Kasba - Vishrambaug Wada ----------------------- 6,669
Sinhagad Road ----------------------- 5,533
Warje - Karve Nagar ----------------------- 5,528 cases

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