Thane: Thane district of Maharashtra reported 102 new coronavirus positive cases, taking its overall infection count to 5,68,717, an official said on Thursday. These new cases were reported on Wednesday, he said.
With the virus claiming the lives of two persons during the day, the death toll in the district rose to 11,578.
Thane's COVID-19 mortality rate now stood at 2.03 per cent, he added.
In neighbouring Palghar district, the caseload is 1,38,517, while the fatality count is 3,295, another official said.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Wednesday, November 24, recorded 960 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the number of active cases to 9,366. Besides, 41 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,40,807.
1,043 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 64,78,422. The recovery rate in the state is 97.68%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.12%.
Currently, 84,261 people are in home quarantine and 1,084 people are in institutional quarantine.
The Mumbai circle--which consists of MCGM, Thane, TMC, Navi Mumbai, KDMC, Ulhasnagar MC, Bhivandi Nijampur MC, Mira Bhayandar MC, Palghar, Vasai Virar MC, Raigad, Panvel MC--recorded 425 new cases.
The Nashik circle--which consists of Nashik, Nashik MC, Malegaon MC, Ahmednagar, Ahmednagar MC, Dhule, Dhule MC, Jalgaon, Jalgaon MC, Nandurbar--reported 133 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Pune circle--which includes Pune, PMC, PCMC, Solapur, Solapur MC, Satara--recorded 324 new cases.
The Kolhapur circle--which includes Kolhapur, Kolhapur MC, Sangli, Sangli MC, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri-- reported 25 new cases.
The Aurangabad circle--which consists of Aurangabad, Aurangabad MC, Jalna, Hingoli, Parbhani, Parbhani MC-- reported 18 fresh cases.
The Latur circle--which consists of Latur, Latur MC, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded, Nanded MC--recorded 19 fresh cases.
The Akola circle--which includes Akola, Akola MC, Amaravati, Amaravati MC, Yawatmal, Buldhana, Washim-- recorded 5 fresh cases.
Nagpur circle--which includes Nagpur, Nagpur MC, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, Chandrapur MC, Gadchiroli --reported 11 fresh cases.
With Input from Agencies