Thane logs 266 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths

266 new COVID-19 cases were found in Pune taking the caseload up to 2,41,975 while five people have lost their lives.

Thane logs 266 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths

Thane reported 266 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths on Sunday, January 24, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,41,975. There are 3,557 active cases and 2,40,879 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,109 in the district with five new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 96 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.43 per cent.

As many as 44,996 COVID-19 cases and 1,196 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Sunday, December 24, Maharashtra recorded 2,752 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 20,09,106. Currently, there are 44,831 active cases in the state. With 1,743 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 19,12,264.

More than 45 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 50,785. While 2,08,993 persons are under home quarantine, 2,309 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 95.18 per cent, and 2.53 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 13,203 new cases, 13,298 recoveries and 131 deaths taking the tally up to 1,06,67,736 on Sunday, January 24. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,03,30,084 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,53,470 in the country. At present, there are 1,84,182 active cases. According to the ICMR, 19,23,67,117 samples have been tested up to January 24. So far, 16,15,504 health care workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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