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Covid-19: record 1,182 +ve cases found in Thane in single day, ENT surgeon dies

Thane, Jun 24 (UNI) With addition of 1,182 fresh corona positive cases found in Thane in a single day on Wednesday, the district's tally surged to 24,674, the reports from the district headquarters said.
Of the fresh cases, a major chunk of 321 came from Navi Mumbai, Kalyan-Dombivili and Thane city, while others reported less than 100 cases.
The report also said that 29 deaths were recorded in the district, pushing the toll to 841.

The health bulletin said that the recovery rate of the district was 48.73 per cent and the mortality 3.41 per cent as of today.
Meanwhile, a report from the Thane Chapter of the IMA said that one of its members a 70-year-old ENT surgeon succumbed to the pandemic at a private hospital here this noon.
With this, four doctors have so far died in the city on account of coronavirus, the IMA said.
Also, a 40-year-old employee of the RDMC of the Thane civic body died today, a report from the TMC said.
Meanwhile, the adjacent Palghar district reported total 3,062 positive cases and 106 deaths as of today.
The new cases and deaths have been reported from the rural parts of the district, especially Jawhar.and Wada.
Following the surge of the cases in the district, collector Dr Kailas Shinde today announced seven more containment zones in the district.
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