Pune: Over 2,000 patients recovered from Sassoon Hospital

Chaitraly Deshmukh
Thursday, 17 September 2020

2,004 patients have been recovered and discharged from Pune based Sassoon General Hospital

Pune: Although COVID-19 is witnessing spike in the COVID-19 in Pune district, 2,004 patients have been recovered and discharged from Pune based Sassoon General Hospital.

Over the last few days, the number of oxygen beds and ventilators in Sassoon General Hospital has increased.  However, the oxygen supply to the hospital was not running smoothly at present. Therefore, the hospital administration has decided to relocate the patients undergoing oxygen treatment to the Jumbo COVID Hospital for the purpose of repairing the oxygen plant in the hospital.

The eleven-storey building of the Sassoon General Hospital has been declared as a dedicated COVID building. Initially, 34 people died in just 14 days. On May 16, the 100th patient died. The death toll in Sassoon was 203 on June 14, 303 on July 9, 406 on July 22 and 501 on July 31. So far 1,263 people have died in the hospital during treatment.

  • Total patients discharged: 2,004
  • Total deaths: 1,173
  • Suspected hospitalised patients: 11,478
  • Positive patients:  3,819

Meanwhile, the district reported 4,656 new COVID-19 case on Wednesday. Of which, 2,120 were reported from the Pune city (Pune Municipal Corporation) followed by 1,104 in Pimpri-Chinchwad, 994 in rural areas. The district reported 74 deaths amid the infection.

On the positive front, 1,883 patients were recovered in the city while 1,074 were discharged in Pimpri-Chinchwad taking the total recovery number to 1,88,154.

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