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Gujarat reports 229 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths in 24-hours; 9 deaths in Ahmedabad

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Gujarat has reported 229 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Wednesday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 2,407.

After 19 deaths were reported from Gujarat on Tuesday, 13 fresh deaths were again reported on Wednesday that pushed the state’s death toll due to COVID-19 to 103. Out of the 13 deaths in the state, 9 deaths have been reported each from Ahmedabad and three deaths have been reported from Vadodara, whereas Valsad has reported one death.

Out of the 229 new cases, 128 cases are of Ahmedabad alone, whereas Surat reported 68 cases and Vadodara reported nine fresh cases. Mahisagar has also reported nine cases.

With the addition of the 128 fresh cases till 5 pm on Wednesday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad has increased to 1,501—the highest in Gujarat. The city has also reported the maximum number of deaths in the state. After 15 deaths were reported on Tuesday, 9 deaths were again reported on Wednesday that pushed the death toll due to the deadly virus to 62 in Ahmedabad.

Apart from the 1,501 COVID-19 cases reported from Ahmedabad so far, Surat has reported 415 cases, followed by Vadodara with 208 cases and Rajkot with 41 cases. Bhavnagar has reported 32 cases and Anand has reported 30 cases. Bharuch has reported 24 cases, whereas the capital city of Gandhinagar reported 17 cases. Banaskantha has reported 16 cases, followed by Patan with 15 cases.

Similarly, Aravalli has reported 17 cases, whereas Narmada and Mahisagar have each reported 12 cases. Panchmahals and Chhota Udepur have each reported 11 cases. Botad has reported nine cases and Mensana has reported seven cases, whereas Kutch reported six cases and Dahod reported four cases. Porbandar, Gir Somnath, Valsad, Kheda and Sabarkantha have reported three cases each. The districts of Jamnagar, Tapi, Navsari, and Morbi have reported a case each.

According to the Health Department, out of the total cases, 13 people are in a critical state and put on ventilator support, 2,112 people are stable, 179 people have been discharged, and 103 have died. Information made available by the department also provides that 2,340 cases out of the total 2,407 are incidents of local transmission, 33 people have a history of international travel, and 34 have a history of inter-state travel.

As far as deaths are concerned, apart from the 62 deaths reported in Ahmedabad, 12 deaths have been reported from Surat and 10 deaths have been reported from Vadodara. Bhavnagar is trailing Vadodara with five deaths. Gandhinagar, Anand, Bharuch, and Panchmahals have each reported two deaths, and one death each has been reported from Jamnagar, Botad, Kutch, Aravalli, Valsad, and Patan. Out of the 103 deaths, three had a history of international travel, three had a history of inter-state travel, and the rest 97 cases were incidents of local transmission.

So far, 32,317 people have been placed under quarantine.

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