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Thane logs 668 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths

668 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,64,918 while five people have lost their lives.

Thane logs 668 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths
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Thane reported 668 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths on Sunday, February 28, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,64,918. There are 6,049 active cases and 2,52,597 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,272 in the district with five new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 95.35 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.37 per cent.

As many as 45,973 COVID-19 cases and 1,205 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Sunday, February 28, Maharashtra recorded 8,293 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 21,55,070. Currently, there are 77,008 active cases in the state. With 3,753 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 20,24,704.

More than 62 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 52,154. While 3,35,492 persons are under home quarantine, 3,332 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 93.95 per cent, and 2.42 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 15,510 new cases, 11,288 recoveries and 106 deaths taking the tally up to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday, February 28. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,07,86,457 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,57,157 in the country. At present, there are 1,68,627 active cases. So far, 1,43,01,266 healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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