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Gujarat’s COVID-19 death toll nears 3,000-mark

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Gujarat has reported 1,282 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Saturday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally to 93,883.

2,991 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat

Thirteen deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s COVID-19 related death toll to 2,991. While three deaths have been reported from Ahmedabad, two deaths have been reported from Surat. Rajkot has also reported two deaths. The districts of Amreli, Gir Somnath, Mehsana, Morbi, Jamnagar and Vadodara have reported one death each.

273 fresh cases in Surat, 164 in Ahmedabad

Of the 1,282 fresh cases reported on Saturday, 273 cases have been reported from Surat, 164 cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, 124 cases have been reported from Vadodara, and 35 cases have been reported from the state capital Gandhinagar.

This apart, Rajkot has reported 115 cases, Bhavnagar has reported 61 cases, Mehsana 20 cases, and Jamnagar 102 cases.

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Meanwhile, Junagarh has reported 28 fresh cases of the virus, whereas the tribal district of Panchamahals has reported 34 fresh cases. Dahod has reported 18 cases, Amreli 25 cases and Kheda 16 cases.

Similarly, Bharuch has reported 21 cases, Valsad has reported 13 cases, Anand 10 cases, and Patan 19 cases.

With the addition of the fresh cases, the total COVID-19 case tally in Ahmedabad has increased to 31,177. The total tally has reached 20,154 in Surat, 7,941 in Vadodara, and 2,342 in Gandhinagar.

Ahmedabad’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 1,709

Similarly, the addition of the three fatalities reported in the past 24 hours has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad to 1,709. The death toll has increased to 623 in Surat, whereas it remains 128 for Vadodara and 51 for Gandhinagar.

75,662 COVID-19 patients discharged so far

According to the health department, there are 15, 230 active cases of the virus in Gujarat. Of this, 89 patients are critical and have been put on ventilator support. So far, 75,662 patients have been discharged in the state after being treated for the viral infection. Over 1,111 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours.

 

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