571 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, tally reaches 2,30,071
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The COVID-19 tally in Thane district has gone up to 2,30,071 with the addition of 571 new cases, an official said on Thursday.

The number of deaths due to the viral infection in the district has reached 5,702 after 10 more people succumbed to it, he said.

Currently, there are 7,568 active COVID-19 cases in the district, while 2,16,801 patients have recovered.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the district is 94.23 per cent, the mortality rate stands at 2.48 per cent, while the actives cases comprise 3.28 per cent of the total cases detected so far, the official said.

Out of the total cases, Kalyan town has reported the maximum number at 54,297, followed by Thane city-51,623, Navi Mumbai-48,479 and Mira Bhayander-24,273, he said.

Among the fatalities, Thane city has reported 1,240, Kalyan-1,062, Navi Mumbai-989 and Mira Bhayander-758, he said.

The neighbouring Palghar district has till now recorded 42,918 COVID-19 cases and 1,157 deaths due to the disease, an official from the district administration said.

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