This is the lowest since April 15 last year when there were 116 cases in 24 hours
Gandhinagar: The number of fresh cases of Covid-19 in Gujarat continues to decline. Now, it is down to the levels of onset of the pandemic. There were 135 new cases of infection on Tuesday, lowest since April 15 when the state had reported 116 cases in 24 hours.
With this the tally of cases in the state till now has reached 8,22,534. Three more patients succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll to 10,037, according to the bulletin issued by the state health department.
30 cases in Ahmedabad, 22 in Surat
Ahmedabad district reported 30 cases, all of them in the city. There were 14 cases in Surat city and 8 in the rural parts of the district, taking the total in the district to 22.
Rajkot reported 16 cases, of which 10 were in the city and 6 in other parts. It was followed by Vadodara with 15 cases—8 in city and 7 in rural parts. Junagadh reported 6 cases, Gandhinagar and Jamnagar 3 each and Bhavnagar 1.
Among the municipalities, Kutch and Valsad reported 5 cases each, Devbhumi Dwarka and Gir-Somnath 4 each, Amreli and Porbandar 3 each, Banaskantha, Kheda and Surendranagar 2 each, Anand, Bharuch, Chhota Udepur, Dahod, Mehsana, Narmada, Panchmahals, Sabarkantha and Tapi 1 each.
There were no new cases in Aravalli, Botad, Dangs, Mahisagar, Morbi, Navsari and Patan.
Recovery rate at 98.15%
As many as 612 persons were discharged after recovery. With this, the recovery rate in the state reached 98.15 per cent. There are 5,159 active cases of Covid-19 in the state at present, of which 86 are on ventilator and 5,073 are stable.
4.5 lakh vaccinated in a day
A total of 4,53,300 persons in the state were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Tuesday alone.
So far, 2.3 crore people have been vaccinated in the state.
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