Thane district's COVID-19 count rises by 734, death toll by 5
Thane district's COVID-19 count rises by 734, death toll by 5
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With the addition of 734 coronavirus cases, the infection count in the Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 2,63,014, an official said on Friday.

These new cases were reported on Thursday, he said.

As the virus claimed the life of five persons, the death toll in the district rose to 6,256.

The COVID-19 mortality rate of the district now stood at 2.38 per cent, he added.

So far, 2,51,455 patients have recuperated from the infection, which took the recovery rate to 95.61 per cent.

There are 5,303 active cases in the district at present, the official said.

In the neighbouring Palghar district, the coronavirus case count has gone up to 45,838, while the death toll has reached 1,204, another official said.

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