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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 1,021 new cases


Gujarat COVID-19 figures on Saturday touched 1,66,254 as the state recorded 1021 new cases. The cases have dipped below the 1,300 level after more than a month and below 1,200 after several months.

The state has recorded over 1,300 cases for 26 days now while it has recorded over 1,400 cases for nine days so far. 

The state has carried out 52,980 tests in the last 24 hours. 1,013 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 89.37%. 

The state has in all recorded 13,987 active cases of which 71 are on ventilator support. So far 1,45,585 patients have recovered from the disease in the state.

The state also saw 6 fatalities due to the disease. Of these, two were in Ahmedabad and three Surat while one was in Gandhinagar.

Of the total deaths in Surat and Ahmedabad, two were in AMC and SMC each. With this, the Gujarat COVID-19 fatalities stand at 3,682.

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The addition of two fatalities reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 1,889. The death toll has increased to 838 in Surat, whereas it remains 206 for Vadodara and 90 for Gandhinagar.

Surat city saw 168 new cases being recorded while 69 were reported from the district. Similarly, the Ahmedabad Corporation area had 164 new cases while it was 13 in the district.

Vadodara and Gandhinagar corporations respectively recorded 75 and 16 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 11 times. Gujarat has recorded over 1,100 cases 28 times, over 1,000 cases 21 times, over 900 cases nine times and over 800 cases for four consecutive days. It has recorded more than 700 cases in a day five times so far.

52,980 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 815.08. The state has tested over 56 lakh people for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.


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