Ahmedabad, Oct 10 (PTI) Ahmedabad reported 176 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking its infection tallyto 38,736, the Gujarat health department said.
With four deaths, highest for any district in the state during the day, the number of COVID-19 fatalities in the districtrose to 1,861.
Recoveries outnumbered new cases in the district with 205 patients getting discharged, raising the number of recovered cases to 33,342, the official release said.
Against 163 new cases, Ahmedabad city reported 185 recoveries. The rural parts of the district reported 13 new cases and 20 recoveries.
All the four deaths were reported in the city, said the release.
Rural Ahmedabad has so far reported a total 2,638 cases and 2,518 recoveries. The recovery rate of this part of the district is 96 per cent, said health officials.
The number of micro-containment areas in Ahmedabad city rose to 162 with the civic body removing six such areas and adding 13 areas where new cases were reported, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation said.
The city's west zone has the highest number of 556 active cases, followed by the north-west zone with 533 active cases, the AMC said. PTI KA PD KRK KRK