Thane registers 611 new COVID-19 cases; seven deaths on February 26

611 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,63,625 while seven people have lost their lives.

Thane registers 611 new COVID-19 cases; seven deaths on February 26

Thane reported 611 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths on Friday, February 26, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,63,625. There are 5,640 active cases and 2,51,722 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,263 in the district with seven new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 95.48 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.38 per cent.

As many as 45,885 COVID-19 cases and 1,205 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Friday, February 26, Maharashtra recorded 8,333 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 21,38,154. Currently, there are 67,608 active cases in the state. With 4,936 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 20,17,303.

More than 48 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 52,041. While 3,18,707 persons are under home quarantine, 2,688 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 94.35 per cent, and 2.43 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 16,488 new cases, 12,771 recoveries and 113 deaths taking the tally up to 1,10,79,979 on Friday, February 26. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,07,63,451 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,56,938 in the country. At present, there are 1,59,938 active cases. So far, 1,42,42,547 healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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