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Gujarat records 871 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death in 24 hours


Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded 871 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Thursday evening, as per the bulletin shared by the state health department.

One person succumbed to the infection in Bhavnagar city during this period. The overall death toll has reached 10,972.


281 cases in Ahmedabad city

Of the new cases, 281 were in Ahmedabad city alone. Vadodara city had 71 cases, Mehsana 44, Surat rural 42, Rajkot city 38, Gandhinagar rual 36, Rajkot rural 35 and Surat city 30.

Amreli had 29 cases, Kutch 27 and Banaskantha 21.

Navsari and Patan had 18 cases each, Anand 16, Vadodara rural 14, Morbi 13, Valsad 11 and Aravalli, Porbandar and Sabarkantha 10 each.

The rest had fewer than 10 cases.


98.63% recovery

A total of 1,031 patients in Gujarat recovered from Covid on Thursday. With over 12.41 lakh recoveries, the recovery rate stands at 98.63 per cent.

The active caseload had declined to 6,246, of which 23 patients are on ventilator.


5.22 lakh vaccinated on Thursday

Around 5.22 lakh persons received the Covid vaccine in Gujarat on Thursday. Of these, 4.49 lakh received the precaution dose. So far, over 11.78 crore doses have been administered in the state.




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