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Gujarat’s Covid death toll continues to rise; 28 succumb to infection in a day

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  • Daily tally of Covid cases in Gujarat up by 20%; 16,608 test positive

 

Gandhinagar: The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in Gujarat rose further on Tuesday. A total of 28 deaths were recorded during the day, up from 25 the previous day.

The death toll due to Covid in the state has reached 10,302.

The daily tally of Covid-19 cases which had been on the decline for past few days rose once again. A total of 16,608 persons tested positive, a 20 per cent rise from the previous day’s count of 13,805.

 

Ahmedabad city tops case tally, death toll

Ahmedabad city once again accounted for maximum new cases and deaths in Gujarat on Tuesday. It recorded 5,303 cases and 10 deaths during the day.

It was followed by Vadodara city with 3,041 cases, Rajkot city 1,376 and Surat city 1,004.

Vadodara rural recorded 761 cases, Surat rural 472, Jamnagar city 357, Gandhinagar city 309, Bhavnagar city 293, Mehsana 277, Bhaurch and Rajkot rural 273, Morbi 254, Kutch 244, and Valsad 238.

Patan recorded 196 cases, Banaskantha 172, Gandhinagar rural 171, Sabarkantha 159, Anand 156, Navsari 154, Amreli 151, Kheda 136 and Surendranagar 124.

The remaining places recorded less than 100 cases.

 

Surat rural accounted for 3 deaths, Vadodara city, Surat city and Jamnagar city and rural 2 each, Mehsana, Navsari, Kheda, Panchmahals, Bhavnagar rural, Devbhumi Dwarka and Botad 1 each.

 

86.77% recovery; active caseload at 1.34 lakh

A total of 17,467 patients recovered from Covid-19 in Gujarat on Tuesday, taking the overall discharge to 9.48 lakh or 86.77% of the overall case tally.

The active caseload of Covid in the state has reached 1,34,261, of which 255 are on ventilator.

 

2.43 lakh vaccinated on Tuesday

Over 2.43 lakh individuals received the Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, taking the cumulative vaccination figure to 9.67 crore.

A total of 65,510 persons got their precaution dose during the day.

 

 

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