Gujarat has reported 17 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally past 8.25 lakh. No death was reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The state’s death toll due to COVID currently stands at 10,078.
Over 2.75 lakh people were administered vaccines on Friday until 4 pm. According to the data compiled by the Union health ministry, over 4.20 crore doses of the vaccines have been administered in Gujarat until Wednesday. It includes 3.17 crore first doses and 1.02 crore second doses.
5 fresh cases in Ahmedabad, 4 in Surat
Of the 17 fresh cases reported on Friday, five cases were reported from Ahmedabad, four cases were reported from Surat, three cases were reported from Vadodara and two cases were reported each from Junagarh and Jamnagar. This apart, one case was reported each from Bhavnagar.
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, 78,634 in Vadodara, and 20,507 in Gandhinagar.
8.15 lakh COVID-19 patients discharged so far
According to the health department, there are over 186 active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, six patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, 8.15 lakh patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. In fact, 14 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.
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