Gujarat has reported 185 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally past 8.22 lakh.
10,032 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat
Unfortunately, four deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s COVID-19 related death toll to 10,032. One death has been reported each from Ahmedabad, Junagarh, Devbhoomi Dwarka and Bhavnagar.
38 fresh cases in Ahmedabad, 40 in Surat
Of the 185 fresh cases reported on Sunday, 38 cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, 40 cases have been reported from Surat, 21 cases have been reported from Vadodara, and one case has been reported from the state capital Gandhinagar.
This apart, 10 cases were reported from Rajkot, Bhavnagar reported one case, Mehsana reported no case, and four cases were reported from Jamnagar.
Meanwhile, Junagarh has reported 15 fresh cases of the virus, whereas the tribal district of Panchamahals has reported zero fresh cases. Dahod has reported no fresh case, Amreli one case, and Kheda four cases.
Similarly, Bharuch has reported two cases, Valsad has reported five cases, Anand five cases, and Patan reported zero fresh cases.
With the addition of the fresh cases, the total COVID-19 case tally in Ahmedabad has increased to 2.38 lakh The total tally has reached 1.43 lakh in Surat, 78,200 in Vadodara, and 20,456 in Gandhinagar.
8.06 lakh COVID-19 patients discharged so far
According to the health department, there are over 6,109 active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, 142 patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, 8.06 lakh patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. In fact, 651 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.
The Gujarat government’s move to allow walk-in vaccination for people in the 18-44 age group will come into effect from tomorrow. The move is likely to benefit people who were so far unable to secure a slot for the vaccine. It will also benefit people who do not have a smartphone and internet access.
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