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Gujarat reports 16 COVID-19 cases, one death


Gujarat has reported 16 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally past 8.25 lakh. One death was reported in the state in the past 24 hours in the Bhavnagar district. The state’s death toll due to COVID currently stands at 10,082.

Over 5.25 lakh vaccines were administered in the state on Friday until 4 am. According to the data compiled by the Union health ministry, over 67.09 crore COVID-19 jabs have been administered in the country so far. Of it, over 74.84 lakh people were vaccinated on Thursday. As far as Gujarat is concerned, over 4.82 crore doses of the vaccines have been administered in the state until Friday.

4 fresh cases in Ahmedabad, 4 in Surat

Of the 16 fresh cases reported on Friday, four cases were reported from Ahmedabad, four cases were reported from Surat, and four cases were reported from Vadodara. These apart, three cases were reported from Bhavnagar and one case was reported from Mahisagar.

With the addition of the fresh cases, the total COVID-19 case tally in Ahmedabad has increased to 2.38 lakh The total tally has reached 1.43 lakh in Surat, 78,685 in Vadodara, and 20,514 in Gandhinagar.

8.15 lakh COVID-19 patients discharged so far

According to the health department, there are over 149 active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, five patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, over 8.15 lakh patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. In fact, 17 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.


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