376 news cases of Corona were reported from the state in the last 24 hours. The death toll for the same period was reported at 29. With this, the total number of positive cases in the state has touched 5,804 while the total number of deaths due to the disease now stands at 319.
Ahmedabad continued to lead with the highest number of new cases being reported. The district reported 259 new cases. Vadodara and Bhavnagar reported 35 and 21 new cases respectively. Surat reported 20 new cases while state capital Gandhinagar had 7 new cases. Banaskantha, Dahod, Jamnagar and Rajkot reported 3 new cases each .
With the addition of over 259 new cases the total number of positive cases in Ahmedabad alone has touched 4,076. This is the first time that the cases have crossed the 4,000 mark in the city. The total number of cases in Surat and Vadodara, the other two severely affected districts in the state, now stand at 706 and 385.
The country has in all recorded 42,836 cases and 1,389 deaths. Maharashtra leads in the number of cases as well as deaths with the state recording over 12,000 cases so far. It has had 548 deaths. Gujarat is ranked next in terms of cases as well as deaths.