Thane, Jul27 (PTI) The number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra's Thane district, which is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), rose by 1,474 on Monday to 80,041, a senior official said.
With 36 more patients succumbing to the infection, the toll mounted to 2,189, he said.
The deceased included a 55-year-old assistant sub- inspector of police from Kalyan.
Meanwhile, of the total 80,041 cases, 23,640 patients are undergoing treatment at various hospitals, he said.
While the case recovery rate in the district stood at 67.73 per cent, the fatality rate is 2.73 per cent, the official said.
The tally of cases in neighbouring Palghar district went up to 14,101 with addition of 284 new patients while the death toll rose to 267. PTI CORR NSK NSK