The coronavirus infection tally in Thane district of Maharashtra increased to 5,61,401 with the addition of 270 cases, while the death toll rose by one to 11,428, an official said on Saturday.
These cases and fatality were reported on Friday, he said.
(With inputs from agencies)
The Shiv Sena has fielded Kalaben Delkar, wife of independent MP late Mohan Delkar, for the by-election to Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha seat due later this month.
The seat had fallen vacant following the death of Mohan Delkar, a seven-term MP, in February this year.
The bypoll is scheduled on October 30 and the last date of filing nomination papers was October 8. The counting for votes will take place on November 2.
Kalaben Delkar filed her nomination on Friday for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) reserved seat.
She will contest against Mahesh Gavit of the BJP and Mahesh Dhodi of the Congress in the by-election, which will be held along with the by-elections to two other Lok Sabha and 30 Assembly constituencies in the country.
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