Thane registers over 800 new COVID-19 cases; six deaths

818 new COVID-19 cases were found in Thane district taking the caseload up to 2,66,910 while six people have lost their lives.

Thane registers over 800 new COVID-19 cases; six deaths

Thane reported 818 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Wednesday, March 3, taking the total number of cases in the district up to 2,66,910. There are 6,532 active cases and 2,54,092 patients have completely recovered so far.

The death toll in Thane has now reached 6,286 in the district with six new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While the recovery rate stands at 95.20 per cent while the mortality rate is 2.36 per cent.

As many as 46,110 COVID-19 cases and 1,205 deaths were reported in Palghar district.

On Wednesday, March 3, Maharashtra recorded 9,855 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 21,79,185. Currently, there are 82,343 active cases in the state. With 6,559 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 20,43,349.

More than 42 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 52,280. While 3,60,500 persons are under home quarantine, 3,701 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 93.77 per cent, and 2.40 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 17,407 new cases, 14,031 recoveries and 89 deaths taking the tally up to 1,11,56,923 on Wednesday, March 3. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,08,26,075 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,57,435 in the country. At present, there are 1,73,413 active cases. So far, 1,66,16,048 healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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