Thane registers 372 new COVID-19 cases; four deaths

372 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane taking the caseload up to 2,50,407 while four people have lost their lives.

Thane registers 372 new COVID-19 cases; four deaths

Thane reported 372 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Wednesday, January 20, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,50,407. There are 3,740 active cases and 2,40,196 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,067 in the district with four new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 96.08 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.42 per cent.

As many as 44,920 COVID-19 cases and 1,196 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Wednesday, January 20, Maharashtra recorded 3,015 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 19,97,992. Currently, there are 46,769 active cases in the state. With 4,589 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 18,99,428.

More than 59 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 50,582. While 2,18,325 persons are under home quarantine, 2,230 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 95.07 per cent, and 2.53 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 15,223 new cases, 19,965 recoveries and 151 deaths taking the tally up to 1,06,10,883 on Wednesday, January 20. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,02,65,706 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,52,869 in the country. At present, there are 1,92,308 active cases. According to the ICMR, 18,93,47,782 samples have been tested up to January 20. So far, 8,06,484 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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