Thane, Jun 7 : With addition of as many as 477 Covid-19 positive cases in Thane in a single day on Sunday, the total count of infected patients in the district has now swelled to 11,359, a report by the district administration stated. Among those tested positive are at least half a dozen children including a five-month-old girl from Navi Mumbai, the health bulletin released by the district authorities stated.
While, as many as 83 infected patients were identified in Mira Road-Bhayander township in a single day, the report from the civic corporation stated. There were 14 reported deaths in the district, taking the toll due to the disease till date to 366. The mortality rate in the district is reported to be 3.22 per cent, while it is 2.85 per cent in Thane city and 3.08 per cent in Navi Mumbai.
However, the district authorities claimed a recovery rate of 51 per cent in the district, while Navi Mumbai recorded 61 per cent and Thane 45.43 per cent. In neighbouring Palghar district, as many as 1,233 persons tested positive for coronavirus till date while there were 40 deaths in the district so far, the report added. (UNI)