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Maharashtra: Thane logs 267 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

10:42 AM Sep 20, 2021 | Agencies

Thane has reported 267 new cases of coronavirus, taking the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 5,56,368, an official said on Monday.

These new cases were recorded on Sunday, he said.

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The virus also claimed the life of one person, which raised the death toll in the district to 11,369, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 2.04 per cent.

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In neighbouring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count has gone up to 1,35,400, while the death toll stands at 3,273, another official said.

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 3,413 new COVID-19 cases and 49 fatalities, pushing the tally to 65,21,915 and the toll to 1,38,518, the state health department said.

A total of 8,326 patients were discharged during the day, taking the count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 63,36,887 so far. The state is now left with 42,955 active cases, it said.

The case recovery rate in Maharashtra stands at 97.16 per cent and the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent.

Bhandara, Gondia, Nagpur, and Yavatmal districts and Akola and Amravati cities didn't report any fresh cases on Sunday. No COVID-19 fatality was reported in Akola and Nagpur divisions in the Vidarbha region.

Mumbai city recorded 423 fresh cases and five deaths, taking the tally to 7,38,101 and the count of fatalities to 16,053, the department said.

Mumbai region logged 922 fresh infections and six deaths, taking the number of cases to 16,66,454 and fatalities to 35,175.

Nashik division saw 732 cases including 592 in the Ahmednagar district. Pune division reported 1,205 cases including 425 in the Pune district. Kolhapur division added 334 infections including 143 in the Sangli district, the department said.

Aurangabad division reported 41 fresh cases, Latur division 151, Akola division 16 while the Nagpur division added 12 infections.

Maharashtra's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 65,21,915, deaths 1,38,518, recoveries 63,36,887, active cases 42,955, total tests 5,70,28,476.

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