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In a first, state records over 500 cases, Guj COVID-19 numbers touch 19,119.; fatalities at 1,190

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Gujarat on Friday recorded 510 new COVID-19 cases and 35 new deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases in the state now stands at 19,119, while the fatalities due to the disease is 1,190. The state has been recording over 300 cases for more than a month now but this is the first time that it has crossed the 500 figure.

Of the total deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 30 deaths were reported from Ahmedabad followed by two in Surat and one each in Anand, Bhavnagar and Surendranagar. Gandhinagar reported no deaths due to the disease.

Ahmedabad continued to register the highest number of per day cases in the state. On Friday, it recorded 324 such cases, followed by Surat and Vadodara that recorded 67 and 45 cases respectively. State capital Gandhinagar recorded 21 new cases.

The total number of cases in Ahmedabad now stand at 13,678, while the death toll is 968. The number of active cases in the state is 4,918. Surat and Vadodara come second and third in number of cases and death. The districts recorded 1,942 and 1,224 cases respectively so far since the pandemic began. Surat also saw 76 deaths while it was 42 for Vadodara. Gandhinagar has 381 cases and 15 deaths so far.