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Thane Covid-19 tally rises to 1,56,922

11:22 PM Sep 20, 2020 | Agencies

Thane district has added 1,788 new COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 1,56,922, an official said on Sunday.

The death toll in the district rose to 4,116 with the addition of 34 fatalities on Saturday, he said.

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Kalyan town reported 470 new cases, followed by Navi Mumbai-408 and Thane city-395. The remaining cases were reported from other areas of the district, the official said.

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Out of the total cases, Kalyan topped the list so far with 38,301 cases, followed by Navi Mumbai-32,779 and Thane city-32,477, he said.

As of now, there are 18,956 active COVID-19 cases in the district while 1,33,850 patients have recovered from the disease, the official said.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the district is 85.30 per cent and the mortality rate is 2.62 per cent, he said.

The neigbouring Palghar district has so far reported 31,688 COVID-19 cases and 606 deaths due to the disease, an official from the district administration said.

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