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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 1,343 new cases


Gujarat COVID-19 figures on Saturday touched 1,41,398 as the state recorded 1,343 new cases. The state has recorded over 1,300 cases for 22 days now while it has recorded over 1400 cases for nine days so far. 

 The state has carried out 57,065 tests in the last 24 hours.

1,304 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 85.66%. The state has in all recorded 16,789 active cases of which 91 are on ventilator support. So far 1,21.119 patients have recovered from the disease in the state.

The state also saw 12 fatalities due to the disease. Of these four were in Ahmedabad and three in Surat. Vadodara and Banaskantha had two deaths each while Narmada had one fatality.

Of the total deaths in Surat and Ahmedabad, three were in AMC and two in SMC limits. With this, the Gujarat COVID-19 fatalities stand at 3,490.

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The addition of four fatalities reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 1,824. The death toll has increased to 779 in Surat, whereas it remains 189 for Vadodara and 79 for Gandhinagar.

Surat city saw 173 new cases being recorded while 104 were reported from the district. Similarly, the Ahmedabad Corporation area had 171 new cases while it was 23 in the district. 

Vadodara and Gandhinagar corporations respectively recorded 86 and 18 cases. Interestingly, the city limits of Gandhinagar had fewer cases than the district.

Gujarat COVID-19 other interesting statistics  

The state has so far crossed over 1,200 cases per day seven times. Gujarat has recorded over 1,100 cases 18 times, over 1,000 cases 19 times, over 900 cases eight times and over 800 cases for four consecutive days. It has recorded more than 700 cases in a day five times so far.

57,065 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours as part of Gujarat COVID-19 with the number of tests per million per day now standing at 877.92. The state has tested over 45 lakh people for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.


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