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3,187 new COVID cases reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours, recovery rate touches 90%

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COVID cases in Gujarat registered a drop of below 5,000 on Monday for the fifth consecutive day. For eleven days now the total cases in Gujarat have fallen below the 10,000 mark.

The state registered 3,187 new infections per day in the last 24 hours. In all, 9,305 patients were discharged during the same period. Forty-five deaths due to the disease were recorded in the last 24 hours in the state.

Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded eight and two deaths each while three and one deaths each were recorded in municipal corporations of Vadodara and Rajkot respectively.

All other districts except Banaskantha, Panchmahals, Kutch, Kheda, Porbandar, Junagadh, Narmada, Navsari, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Gandhinagar corporation, Dahod, Ahmedabad, Tapi, Morbi, Botad, Chhota Udepur, and Dangs have registered COVID fatalities.

The state at present has 68,971 active cases of which 648 are on ventilators. So far, the state has discharged 7,13,065 patients while the fatality stands at 9,621.

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Ahmedabad recorded the highest number of per day cases with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recording 459 cases. This was the fourth time since the second COVID wave began that the AMC limits saw less than 1000 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 181 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 86 cases.

Vadodara and Rajkot Corporation limits saw 337 and 152 cases respectively. State capital Gandhinagar recorded 31 new cases. The state has a recovery rate of 90.01%.

Overall COVID cases in the state have now crossed the 7.88 lakh mark while Ahmedabad has recorded over 2.32 lakh cases so far since the pandemic began. Surat has over 1.38 lakh cases and Vadodara over 71,000 cases.

COVID vaccination status

So far 1.56 crore people have been vaccinated in the state. 89,057 people above 45 years of age got their first shot of vaccine while 18,730 people got their second shot of vaccine on Monday.

98,745 people in the 18-44 age group got vaccinated in the last 24 hours. In all 2.17 lakh, people were vaccinated in the state during the same period.

 

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