Maharashtra: 1,169 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 6 more deaths

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Thane, Mar 14 (PTI) Thane has added1,169 new cases of coronavirus, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 2,75,452,an official said on Sunday.

These new cases were reported on Saturday, he said.

The virus also claimed the lives of six morepersons, pushing the death toll in Thane to 6,332, the official said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in the district is 2.30 per cent.

So far, 2,60,223 patients have recuperated from the infection in the district, which reflects a recovery rate of 94.47 per cent.

There are 8,897 active COVID-19 cases in Thane at present, the official said.

In neighbouring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count stood at 46,618 and the death toll at 1,207, another official said. PTI COR GK GK