Thane has registered 2,193 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of infections in Maharashtra district to 4.74,987, an official said on Tuesday.

In addition to these new cases reported on Monday, the virus has also claimed the lives of an additional 43 people, bringing the death toll in the district to 7,728, he said.

The death rate from COVID-19 in Thane was 1.62%, he added.

The district administration did not provide details of the cured and undertreated patients.

In neighboring Palghar district, the number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 89,781, while the death toll stands at 1,603, another official said.

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