Thane has reported 281 new cases of coronavirus, taking the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 5,60,175, an official said on Monday.
Besides these new cases recorded on Sunday, the virus also claimed the lives of four more people, which pushed the death toll in the district to 11,420, he said.
(With inputs from agencies)
Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said his government had given insurance aid of Rs 500 crore per district to farmers affected by rains and flooding, while the situation today was such that cultivators were feeling as if they had no guardian in Maharashtra.
He was speaking to reporters after visiting Chivli and Fulval villages in Nanded, some 260 km from here, during the day.
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 2,692 new coronavirus positive cases and 41 fatalities while 2,716 patients were discharged, the state health department said.
The new additions pushed Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally to 65,59,349, the death toll to 1,39,207 and the number of recoveries to 63,80,670, it said, adding that the state is now left with 35,888 active cases.
With 1,47,603 new tests, the number of samples examined in Maharashtra so far went up to 5,92,22,263.
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