Active COVID-19 cases in Thane crosses 7,000-mark

689 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,68,319 while six people have lost their lives.

Active COVID-19 cases in Thane crosses 7,000-mark

Thane reported 689 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Friday, March 5, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,68,319. There are 7,003 active cases and 2,55,020 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,296 in the district with six new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 95.04 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.35 per cent.

On Friday, March 5, Maharashtra recorded 10,216 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 21,98,399. Currently, there are 88,838 active cases in the state. With 6,467 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 20,55,951.

More than 53 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 52,393. While 4,10,411 persons are under home quarantine, 4,203 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 93.52 per cent, and 2.38 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 18,327 new cases, 14,234 recoveries and 108 deaths taking the tally up to 1,11,92,088 on Friday, March 5. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,08,54,128 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,57,656 in the country. At present, there are 1,80,304 active cases. So far, 1,94,97,704 healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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