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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 734 new cases, vaccination dry run in 4 districts


Gujarat COVID-19 figures on Friday touched 244,761 as the state recorded 780 new cases. Cases have gone past the 1500 mark 11 times while per day cases have crossed 1600 once so far.

The state has recorded over 1,300 cases for 30 days now while it has recorded over 1,400 cases for 14 days so far. 

The state health department said that it will organize a run for COVID vaccination in four districts of Gujarat on Saturday. The dry run will be in Dahod, Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation, Valsad, and Anand.

The state has carried out 53,520 tests in the last 24 hours. 907 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 94.23%. 

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The state has in all recorded 9,663 active cases of which 64 are on ventilator support. So far 231,800 patients have recovered from the disease in the state.

The state also saw three fatalities due to the disease. Of these, two are in Ahmedabad and one in Surat. Of the total deaths in Ahmedabad, two were in AMC limits and one in SMC limits.

 With this, the Gujarat COVID-19 fatalities stand at 4,309. The addition of two cases reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 2,246. The death toll has increased to 970 in Surat, whereas it remains 230 for Vadodara and 105 for Gandhinagar.

Surat city saw 108 new cases being recorded while 14 were reported from the district. Similarly, the Ahmedabad Corporation area had 152 new cases while it was six in the district.

Vadodara and Gandhinagar corporations respectively recorded 96 and nine 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 15 times. Gujarat has recorded over 1,100 cases 37 times, over 1,000 cases 28 times, over 900 cases 26 times, and over 800 cases for 10 days. It has recorded more than 700 cases in a day eight times so far.

53,520 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 823.38. The state has tested over 97 lakh people for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.


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