Gujarat’s count crosses 27k mark; toll at 1,664
AHMEDABAD:With Gujarat reporting 580 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, the number of patients in the state crossed the 27,000-mark, the health department said.
The state tally now stands at 27,317, it said.
Gujarat also reported death of 25 coronavirus patients, taking the fatality count to 1,664, it said.
As 655 patients were discharged on Sunday, the tally of recovered cases went up to 19,357, the department added.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the state is now 6,296, of which 59 patients are on ventilator, while the condition all others is stable.
Ahmedabad alone reported 273 of the total 580 new cases, while there were 176 cases in Surat, its highest single-day spike. These two districts alone accounted for 449 of the total number of new cases in the state on Sunday.
With this, the count of coronavirus positive cases in Ahmedabad rose to 18,837, and in Surat, it rose to 3,233.
Vadodara’s tally went up to 1,854 with 41 new cases on Sunday. Out of 21 other districts that recorded new cases during the day, Gandhinagar reported 15, Bharuch 10, Aravalli nine, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar eight each, among others.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in Gujarat is now 6,296, out of which 59 patients are on ventilator.