Thane: With five new cases of coronavirus being reported in Kalyan-Dombivli on Thursday, the total number of cases in the region so far has reached 43.

Health department officials of the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) said, of the total 43 patients, two had died, 33 patients are under treatment while eight were discharged from hospital after treatment.

Eight patients are from Kalyan east, seven from Kalyan west, 20 are from Dombivli east, seven from Dombivli west and one case is from Titwala, according to KDMC officials.

Apart from containment measures and spraying disinfectants, the KDMC health department is tracing contacts and has embarked on house-to-house mission in Kalyan and Dombivli west. Vehicular movement has been blocked from all sides and policemen are deployed at all access points.

Police has taken stringent measure to block people coming out of homes without valid reason. Health Department officials from KDMC said, "Out of the five patients four woman are from Kalyan east while one woman is from Kalyan west.”

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