Pune saw the highest number of persons testing positive for coronavirus on Thursday. A total of 194 new cases were reported with the total number of patients climbing to 3,246. Health authorities recorded a total of six deaths on Thursday. The toll is now 181, said Dr Bhagwan Pawar, district health officer.

Two of the deaths occurred on Thursday. A 48-year-old man from Hadapsar who was admitted on April 25 to Noble Hospital and succumbed to the infection Thursday. He had coronavirus with sepsis.

The second case was of a 72-year-old man from Lohegaon who was admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic on May 11. He died Thursday due to coronavirus-related acute respiratory distress syndrome.