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Gujarat: Daily surge in COVID-19 cases declines to 8,210, vaccination drive halted for 2 days due to cyclone

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Gujarat has reported 8,210 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally past 7.52 lakh.

The Gujarat government has suspended the immunisation drive against COVID-19 for the next two days due to tropical cyclone Tauktae. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the health department staff has been kept on standby due to the cyclone and therefore, the immunisation drive has been suspended.

9,121 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat

Unfortunately, 82 deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s COVID-19 related death toll to 9,121. While 13 deaths were reported from Ahmedabad, Surat reported 12 deaths. Seven deaths have been reported from Vadodara, two deaths have been reported from Kutch and two deaths from Patan. Gandhinagar reported two deaths, Jamnagar reported seven deaths and Rajkot reported seven deaths. Junagarh reported nine deaths. Amreli reported two deaths.

2,278 fresh cases in Ahmedabad, 705 in Surat

Of the 8,210 fresh cases reported on Sunday, 2,278 cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, 705 cases have been reported from Surat, 882 cases have been reported from Vadodara, and 194 cases have been reported from the state capital Gandhinagar.

This apart, Rajkot has reported 535 cases, Bhavnagar has reported 269 cases, Mehsana 174 cases, and Jamnagar 319 cases.

Meanwhile, Junagarh has reported 411 fresh cases of the virus, whereas the tribal district of Panchamahals has reported 195 fresh cases. Dahod has reported 123 cases, Amreli 167 cases and Kheda 165 cases.

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Similarly, Bharuch has reported 102 cases, Valsad has reported 107 cases, Anand 223 cases, and Patan reported 98 cases.

With the addition of the fresh cases, the total COVID-19 case tally in Ahmedabad has increased to 2.23 lakh The total tally has reached 1.35 lakh in Surat, 67,596 in Vadodara, and 19,010 in Gandhinagar.

6.38 lakh COVID-19 patients discharged so far

According to the health department, there are over 1.04 lakh active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, 797 patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, 6.38 lakh patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. In fact, 14,483 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.

 

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