Gujarat continued to gallop ahead as far as new coronavirus positive cases in the country were concerned. In the last 24 hours, the state recorded 380 new cases taking the total number of cases to 6,625. 28 new fatalities due to the disease were recorded taking the total toll due to the disease in the state to 396. Of the total deaths, 13 had other comorbid conditions.
Ahmedabad continued to lead with the highest number of cases. The district recorded 291 new cases, followed by Surat which recorded 31 new cases. Ahmedabad continues to be the only district to record new cases in three digit figures. Ahmedabad recorded 25 news deaths by Wednesday evening of which 17 were men. With this, the total number of deaths in Ahmedabad has touched 297 while total cases now stand at 4,716. The district is also the only one in the state to record total deaths in three digits. The second highest number of cases are in Surat which has recorded 754 cases while Vadodara has 421 cases. Surat and Vadodara are placed second and third respectively in total number of deaths too.
Gujarat has the second highest number of cases and deaths in the country next only to Maharashtra.