Tuesday brought more bad news for the state, pointing to an alarming rise in the number of Covid19 cases and deaths in Gujarat. In the last 24 hours, Gujarat recorded 441 new cases and 49 new deaths. This is the first time that the number of per day cases have crossed 400 while the deaths have crossed 45. With this the total number of Covid19 cases in the state now stands at 6,245 while the total death due to the disease is 367.
Ahmedabd recorded 349 new cases making it more than a week of registering over 300 cases continuously. The city recorded 39 new deaths taking the total number of deaths to 273. The total number of cases in Ahmedabad stand at 4,425. Surat recorded 17 more cases while Vadodara saw 20 new cases of the disease. Surat has the second highest number of cases in Gujarat at 723 followed by Vadodara which has 405 cases.
Over 45,000 people are under home quarantine in the state while over 4,100 people are under observation in government facilities. The overall number of people in quarantine in the state is over 50,000.