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Gujarat reports 56 COVID-19 cases, 1 death


Gujarat has reported 56 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally past 8.24 lakh. Unfortunately, one death was reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatality has taken Gujarat’s COVID-19 related death toll to 10,073. The only death due to the viral infection has been reported from Surat.

12 fresh cases in Ahmedabad, 12 in Surat

Of the 56 fresh cases reported on Friday, 12 cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, 12 cases have been reported from Surat, seven cases have been reported from Vadodara, and one case has been reported from the state capital Gandhinagar.

This apart, four cases have been reported from Rajkot, Bhavnagar reported two cases, Mehsana reported zero cases, and three cases were reported from Jamnagar.

Meanwhile, Junagarh has reported two fresh cases of the virus, whereas the tribal district of Panchamahals has also reported two fresh cases. Dahod has reported one fresh case, Amreli two cases, and Kheda reported zero fresh cases of the viral infection.

Bharuch reported one fresh COVID-19 case, whereas Valsad and Anand have each reported one fresh case. No death has been reported from Patan.

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, 78,433 in Vadodara, and 20,493 in Gandhinagar.

8.12 lakh COVID-19 patients discharged so far

According to the health department, there are over 1,356 active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, eight patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, 8.12 lakh patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. In fact, 196 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.


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