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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: Cases in Ahmedabad cross 300, over 1400 new patients in Gujarat

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Gujarat COVID-19 figures on Friday touched 1,94,402 as the state recorded 1,420 new cases. This is the first time in over a month that cases have once again crossed the 1400 mark.

The state has recorded over 1,300 cases for 27 days now while it has recorded over 1,400 cases for 10 days so far. The cases have crossed the 1300 mark after over a month.

The state has carried out 67,901 tests in the last 24 hours. 1,040 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 91.31%. 

The state has in all recorded 13,050 active cases of which 92 are on ventilator support. So far 1,77,515 patients have recovered from the disease in the state.

The state also saw seven fatalities due to the disease. Of these, three are in Ahmedabad, two in Surat, and one each in Rajkot and Patan.

Of the total deaths in Ahmedabad, all were in AMC limits and two in SMC. With this, the Gujarat COVID-19 fatalities stand at 3,837.

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The addition of three fatalities reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 1,957. The death toll has increased to 96 in Surat, whereas it remains 214 for Vadodara and 98 for Gandhinagar.

Surat city saw 205 new cases being recorded while 41 were reported from the district. Similarly, the Ahmedabad Corporation area had 305 new cases while it was 22 in the district. This is the first time in over two months that cases in Ahmedabad city have surge past 300.

Vadodara and Gandhinagar corporations respectively recorded 116 and 52 cases. Interestingly, the city limits of Gandhinagar had fewer cases than the district. This is the highest Vadodara has recorded so far.

Gujarat COVID-19 other interesting statistics  

The state has so far crossed over 1,200 cases per day 12 times. Gujarat has recorded over 1,100 cases 32 times, over 1,000 cases 26 times, over 900 cases 21 times, and over 800 cases for six days. It has recorded more than 700 cases in a day five times so far.

67,901 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 844.72. The state has tested over 71 lakh people for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

 

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