He breathed his last at Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune. He was recently shifted to the non-COVID ward after he recovered from COVID-19. He died due to kidney failure at around 2 am in the morning today.

All Govt offices with certain exceptions like emergency, health&medical, treasuries, disaster management, police to function with 15% strength or 15 persons whichever is higher.

Out of the total number of cases, 1,37,448 are active, while 1,41,029 have been cured/discharged/migrated.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a telephonic conversation with a student evacuated from China's Wuhan city and a nurse at the Naidu Hospital in Pune to motivate them to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

"In Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Nagpur - which have international airports, all shops (other than essentials) and offices to remain closed till March 31, 2020," Thackeray said today in his address to the state.

In 2014, India had scrapped a contract with AgustaWestland, for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to IAF over alleged breach of contractual obligations and charges of kickbacks worth Rs 423 crore being paid to secure the deal.

"In Pune, I met former Union Minister Arun Shourie Ji. Enquired about his health and had a wonderful interaction with him. We pray for his long and healthy life," Modi tweeted.

During the rescue operation, the ground caved in, which caused the two personnel to fall in the hole along with two other civilians.

"The way Pakistan has been exposed and kept isolated on global platforms for its terrorism, the credit goes to the successful strategic approach by our Prime Minister," he said.

The vehicle crashed near a gorge but did not fall inside. The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.