Gujarat registered 398 new cases of Covid19 on Monday. This is the first time that such a high number of cases is being registered on a single day in the last 24 hours taking the total number of such cases in the state to 12,539.
Of the total number of cases, the highest was recorded from Ahmedabad which saw 271 such cases. The district has been consistently recording over 250 cases for more than two weeks now. The second highest number of cases for the day was recorded from Surat (37) and Vadodara (26). The state capital Gandhinagar also recorded 3 new cases.
The total number of deaths recorded in the last 24 hours is 30 of which 15 deaths happened due to co-morbid conditions. With this the total death toll in the state due to the disease now stands at 749. Of the total 30 deaths, 26 were in Ahmedabad alone while 1 was in Surat. Gandhinagar, Patan and Sabarkantha too registered one death each.
Ahmedabad continues to have the highest number of cases in the state with a total of 9,216 and a death toll of 602. The second highest number of cases are in Surat that has 1,193 such cases. The death toll in the district is 56, also the second highest in the state. Vadodara, which ranks third, has 726 cases and 32 deaths.
Gujarat has recorded the second highest number of cases in the country next only to Maharashtra.