COVID cases in Gujarat touched 11,892 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Saturday. In all, 14,737 patients were discharged during the same period. 119 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state.
Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 15 and 7 deaths each while 7 and 6 deaths each were recorded in municipal corporations of Vadodara and Rajkot respectively.
All other districts except Dahod, Aravali, Sabarkantha, Narmada, Tapi, Porbandar, and Dangs have registered COVID fatalities.
The state at present has 1,43,421 active cases of which 752 are on ventilators. So far, the state has discharged 5,18,234 patients while the fatality stands at 8,237.
Ahmedabad recorded the highest number of per day cases with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recording 3359 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 889 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 273 cases.
Vadodara and Rajkot Corporation limits saw 710 and 396 cases respectively. State capital Gandhinagar recorded 124 new cases. The state has a recovery rate of 77.36%.
Overall COVID cases in the state have now crossed the 6.69 lakh mark while Ahmedabad has recorded over 2 lakh cases so far since the pandemic began. Surat has over 1.27 lakh cases and Vadodara over 58,000 cases.
COVID vaccination status
The state saw over 1.02 crore people getting the first dose of the COVID vaccine while 31.15 lakh people have got the second dose of the vaccine. In all 1.34 crore people have got the vaccine so far.
19,276 people in the 18 to 44 year age group got vaccinated in the last 24 hours. 39,790 people above 45 years of age got the first dose of the vaccine while 1.16 lakh people got the second dose of vaccine.
The registration for COVID vaccination for those in 18 to 45 years of age is now open in the CoWin app. Spot registration is not available to people in this age category.
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