1,152 new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, six deaths

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Ahmedabad, Nov 13 (PTI) Gujarat reported 1,152 new coronavirus cases on Friday, which took the infection count in the state to 1,86,116, the health department said.

With six patients succumbing during the day, the COVID-19 death toll reached 3,791.

As many as 1,078 patients were discharged from hospitals on Friday.

Three patients died in Ahmedabad and one each in Surat, Patan and Gandhinagar districts.

The highest number of new cases -- 219 -- were recorded in Ahmedabad during the day, followed by 186 in Surat, 133 in Rajkot, 131 in Vadodara, 51 in Gandhinagar, 46 in Banaskantha and 32 in Patan districts.

In good news, 91.31 per cent of coronavirus patients have recovered in the state so far.

With over 53,900 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the per million average was 830.26 tests.

Till now, 67.34 lakh coronavirus tests have been conducted in Gujarat.

Three new cases of coronavirus emerged during the day while one patient was discharged in the adjoining Union Territory of Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu.

As per an official release, 3,255 persons have tested positive for coronavirus in the Union Territory to date.

Of these, two have died, 3,232 have recovered and 21 cases are still active, said the release.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,86,116, new cases 1,152, deaths 3,791, discharged 1,69,936, active cases 12,389, and people tested so far 67,34,467. PTI PJT PD KRK KRK