COVID-19: Thane district sees 3,895 cases, 6 fatalities

AgenciesUpdated: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 10:40 AM IST
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With the addition of 3,895 new coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra rose to 6,77,555, an official said on Wednesday.

These cases were reported on Tuesday, he said.

With six more patients succumbing to the coronavirus infection, the death toll in the district has gone up to 11,670. The mortality rate stands at 1.72 per cent, he added.

In neighboring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count has gone up to 1,57,396 while the total death toll is 3,346, a local official said.

Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 39,207 new coronavirus cases, 26 per cent more than the previous day, and 53 fresh fatalities linked to the infection, the state health department said.

No fresh case of the highly contagious Omicron variant of coronavirus was reported in the state in the last 24 hours, it added.

With fresh additions, the state's COVID-19 tally rose to 72,82,128, while the death toll increased to 1,41,885, the department said.

On Monday, the state had reported 31,111 fresh cases and 24 fatalities.

It said 38,824 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the number of recovered people to 68,68,816.

The coronavirus recovery rate in the state stands at 94.32 per cent.

Currently, 23,44,919 people are in home quarantine and another 2,960 in institutional quarantine, the department said.

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