(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (PTI) Gujarat's Ahmedabad district recorded 172 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total count to 29,662 on Thursday, the state Health department said.
Out of these new cases, 155 were reported from Ahmedabad city and 17 from rural parts of the district, said a release by the Health Department.
With the death of four COVID-19 patients, the toll in the district rose to 1,674, it said.
As many as 167 patients undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the district also recovered and were discharged in the last 24 hours, the release added.
These 167 recoveries include 146 from the city and 21 from different villages of Ahmedabad district.
Out of the total 2,855 COVID-19 deaths registered in Gujarat so far, as many as 1,674 were from Ahmedabad district alone.
Of the total 29,662 cases registered in Ahmedabad district so far, as many as 28,081 were from the city and the the rest 1,581 from the rural parts of the district. PTI PJT PD RSY RSY