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COVID cases in Gujarat at 2,512 per day, recovery at 93%

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Gujarat recorded 2512 COVID cases in the last 24 hours thus recording less than 10,000 cases consecutively for a fortnight now.

In all, 7,965 patients were discharged during the same period. Twenty-seven deaths due to the disease were recorded in the last 24 hours in the state.

Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded seven and two deaths each while two deaths were recorded in Vadodara municipal corporation limit. Rajkot Municipal Corporation did not see any deaths.

Apart from the three major municipal corporations the other districts and corporations that saw COVID fatalities were Vadodara, Amreli, Junagadh, Rajkot, Gir-Somnath, Jamnagar Corporation, Anand, Mehsana, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Jamnagar, Mahisagar, Bhavnagar, Patan, and Amreli.

The state at present has 43,611 active cases of which 562 are on ventilators. So far, the state has discharged 7,50,015 patients while the fatality stands at 9,761.

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recorded 336 cases, the highest in Gujarat. For a week now since the second COVID wave began, the AMC limits saw less than 1,000 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 228 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 84 cases.

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Rajkot Corporation limits saw 122 while Vadodara Corporation had 308 cases. State capital Gandhinagar recorded 26 new cases. The state has a recovery rate of 93.36%.

Overall COVID cases in the state have now crossed the 8.03 lakh mark while Ahmedabad has recorded over 2.35 lakh cases so far since the pandemic began. Surat has over 1.40 lakh cases and Vadodara over 74,000 cases.

COVID vaccination status

So far 1.65 crore people have been vaccinated in the state. 82,301 people above 45 years of age got their first shot of vaccine while 29,610 people got their second shot of vaccine on Friday.

1.14 lakh people in the 18-44 age group got vaccinated in the last 24 hours. In all 2.36 lakh, people were vaccinated in the state during the same period.

 

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