COVID-19: Thane reports 201 new cases, one death

12:27 PM Oct 16, 2021 | Agencies

The coronavirus infection tally in Thane district of Maharashtra rose by 201 to 5,63,043, while the death of one patient took the toll to 11,456, an official said on Saturday.

These cases and fatality were reported on Friday, he said. Thane's COVID-19 mortality rate currently stands at 2.03 per cent.


In neighbouring Palghar district, the caseload has gone up to 1,37,427, while the death toll stood at 3,279, another official said.


Meanwhile, After an uptick in new cases in the last four days, Maharashtra on Friday reported slightly fewer coronavirus infections at 2,149.

As many as 29 COVID-19 patients died in the state during the day, while 1,898 patients were discharged from hospitals, said a health official.

The state's caseload increased to 65,88,429 and death toll reached 1,39,734, he said.

As many as 1,898 patients were discharged from hospitals, pushing the count of recovered cases to 64,15,316. Maharashtra now has 29,782 active coronavirus cases.

There are 2,27,467 people in home quarantine and another 1,002 in institutional quarantine.

The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 97.37 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent.

The cumulative number of coronavirus tests conducted in the state climbed to 6,08,09,054 after 2,62,482 samples were examined in the last 24 hours.

Among districts, Mumbai reported the highest 480 new infections and five deaths, taking the state capital's caseload to 7,50,974, and death toll to 16,177.

Of the eight administrative regions of Maharashtra, the Mumbai region reported the highest 862 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, followed by 550 from the Pune region.

The Nashik region reported 484 new cases, Kolhapur 149, Latur 56, Aurangabad 34, Akola nine and Nagpur region five new infections.

Highest 10 fatalities were reported from the Nashik region, followed by seven fatalities from the Pune region.

The Mumbai region reported six deaths, Kolhapur four and Akola and Latur regions one death each. Aurangabad and Nagpur regions reported no new fatalities. Pune city reported 94 new infections but no deaths.

Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra are as follows: Total cases 65,88,429; New cases 2,149; Total deaths 1,39,734; Recoveries 64,15,316; Active cases 29,782, Total tests 6,08,09,054.

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