Thane registers 479 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths

479 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,61,204 while five people have lost their lives.

Thane registers 479 new COVID-19 cases; five deaths

Thane reported 479 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths on Monday, February 22, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,61,204. There are 4,473 active cases and 2,50,488 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,243 in the district with five new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 95.90 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.40 per cent.

As many as 45,732 COVID-19 cases and 1,202 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Monday, February 22, Maharashtra recorded 5,210 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 21,06,094. Currently, there are 53,113 active cases in the state. With 5,035 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 19,99,982.

More than 18 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 51,806. While 2,24,054 persons are under home quarantine, 1,891 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 94.96 per cent, and 2.46 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 10,584 new cases, 13,255 recoveries and 78 deaths taking the tally up to 1,10,16,434 on Monday, February 22. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,07,12,665 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,56,463 in the country. At present, there are 1,47,306 active cases. So far, 1,17,45,552 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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