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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 975 new cases


Gujarat COVID-19 figures on Wednesday touched 1,76,658 as the state recorded 975 new cases. The cases have dipped below the 1,300 level after more than a month and below 1,200 after several months.

The state has recorded over 1,300 cases for 26 days now while it has recorded over 1,400 cases for nine days so far.

The state has carried out 51,572 tests in the last 24 hours. 1,022 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 90.86%.

The state has in all recorded 12,398 active cases of which 64 are on ventilator support. So far 1,60,470 patients have recovered from the disease in the state.

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The state also saw six fatalities due to the disease. Of these, three are in Ahmedabad and two in Surat. Vadodara recorded one fatality.

Of the total deaths in Surat and Ahmedabad, two were in AMC and SMC limits. With this, the Gujarat COVID-19 fatalities stand at 3,740.

The addition of three fatalities reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 1,913. The death toll has increased to 856 in Surat, whereas it remains 209 for Vadodara and 93 for Gandhinagar.

Surat city saw 158 new cases being recorded while 56 were reported from the district. Similarly, the Ahmedabad Corporation area had 159 new cases while it was 15 in the district.

Vadodara and Gandhinagar corporations respectively recorded 72 and 21 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 11 times. Gujarat has recorded over 1,100 cases 28 times, over 1,000 cases 21 times, over 900 cases 18 times and over 800 cases for six days. It has recorded more than 700 cases in a day five times so far.

51,572 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 793.42. The state has tested over 62 lakh people for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.


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