Arun Gaikwad, who works with the Indian Air Force, lost his wife Vaishali (43); her brothers Rohit (38) and Atul Jadhav (40), and mother-in-law Alka Jadhav (62).
According to the Maharashtra government’s health department data, 36,39,855 have tested positive in the state till date. Of this, 6,89,274 are from Pune.
While some areas like south Mumbai were completely deserted, people in some other pockets of the city, like the market areas in the central parts stepped out of their houses.
COVID-19 nightmare: Pune hospital sets up 'triage' for patients; Oxygen demand goes up three-fold in Aurangabad
Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) dashboards showed that beds were not available in the civic and private hospitals under the category of the ICU beds with ventilator as on 8 PM on Sunday.
Pawar, who is guardian minister for Pune, told reporters the situation was becoming serious.