Thane registers 260 new COVID-19 cases; two deaths

260 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,52,723 while two people have lost their lives.

Thane registers 260 new COVID-19 cases; two deaths

Thane reported 260 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Wednesday, January 27, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,52,723. There are 3,292 active cases and 2,43,291 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,140 in the district with two new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 96.27 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.47 per cent.

As many as  45,083 COVID-19 cases and 1,196 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Wednesday, 4,527 health workers were vaccinated in Thane district taking the tally up to 17,763. A total of 85.40 per cent health workers in the district have been vaccinated.

On Wednesday, January 26, Maharashtra recorded 2,171 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 20,15,524. Currently, there are 43,393 active cases in the state. With 2,556 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 19,20,006.

More than 32 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 50,894. While 2,00,159 persons are under home quarantine, 2,615 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 95.26 per cent, and 2.53 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 11,666 new cases, 14,301 recoveries and 123 deaths taking the tally up to 1,07,01,193 on Wednesday, January 27. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,03,73,606 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,53,847 in the country. At present, there are 1,73,740 active cases. According to the ICMR, 19,43,38,773 samples have been tested up to January 26. So far, 23,55,979 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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