The number of new covid-19 cases continues to surge in Thane city with Thursday reporting the highest number of cases in the last few months.
For the second time in a span of eight days, the city has crossed the 200 mark. On February 17, the city reported 201 new cases, and on Thursday it saw a spike of 224 new cases.
Fortunately, no new death was reported in the city for the third consecutive day. The overall death toll is 1,326.
The active cases have also seen a spike by over 600 in a week, with a drop in recoveries. The active cases now stand at 1,550 against 1406 on Wednesday.
With 80 fresh discharges, the number of recoveries stands at 56,869.
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However, the recovery rate has dropped from 97 per cent to 96 per cent.
Among the nine Prabhg Samiti areas, Majiwada-Manpada remains the worst affected with 70 new cases.
Vartak Nagar and Lokmanya -Savarkar Nagar areas too have seen an increase in new cases with the areas reporting 31 and 25 cases each, respectively.
Naupada-Kopri and Kalwa areas reported 22 new cases each, followed by 21 patients in Uthalsar and 11 in the Wagle area.
Mumbra and Diva reported four and two cases each, respectively.
16 new patients who were tested positive were from the out of Thane jurisdiction.
Meanwhile, with 227 new cases, Kalyan and Dombivli also witnessed the highest single-day jump in more than four months.
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