(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Oct 2 (PTI) With the addition of 1,310 coronavirus positive cases, Gujarat's overall tally went up to 1,40,055 on Friday, the health department said.
Fifteen patients died due to the infection in the last 24 hours, which took the death toll in the state to 3,478, it said in a statement.
A total of 1,250 people recovered from the infection and got discharge during this period. With this, the recovery count in the state reached 1,19,815.
Gujarat's recovery rate now stands at 85.55 per cent, the department said.
So far, over 45.31 lakh tests have been conducted in the state, which currently has 16,762 active cases.
Out of these active cases, 84 patients are on ventilator support, while 16,678 are stable.
With over 56,700 tests conducted in 24 hours, the highest single-day number so far, the per million average has gone up to 872.80 tests per day.
Surat still remains the worst-affected district with 278 new cases, followed by Ahmedabad with 198 new cases.
Other districts where significant number of cases have emerged include Rajkot (151), Vadodara (129), Jamnagar (86).
There were 45 cases in Gandhinagar and 36 in Mehsana.
Of the total 15 persons who had died due to the viral infection in the last 24 hours, three each died in Ahmedabad and Rajkot, two each in Vadodara and Surat, and one each in Banaskantha, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar and Surendranagar.
Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,40,055, new cases 1,310, death toll 3,478, discharged 1,19,815, active cases 16,762, and people tested so far 45,31,498. PTI PJT PD NP NP