Thane, Jun 5 : With 444 more persons testing Covid-19 positive in Thane in a single day on Friday, the district's tally of infected patients zoomed beyond the 10,000-mark to 10,419. The twin cities of Thane and Navi Mumbai contributed to the maximum growth of positive patients in the district, the administration stated in a health bulletin.
The Thane city reported a total 3,795 cases while Navi Mumbai came second with 2,643 patients, followed by Kalyan-Dombivli with 1,327 patients and Mira Road-Bhayander with 903 patients. However, the number of positive cases in other towns of the district were below the 1,000-mark. Meanwhile, 18 patients died of coronavirus in the district today, taking the toll due to the disease to 342.
The adjoining Palghar district has reported a total 1,140 positive cases so far and 38 deaths due to coronavirus, with the maximum of them being reported from the limits of the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation, it was stated. (UNI)