Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (PTI) Coronavirus case count in Ahmedabad rose to 34,758 with 178 new patients reported on Saturday, the Gujarat health department said.
Three COVID-19 patients died during the day, taking the death toll in the district due to the pandemic to 1,794, it added.
184 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the district, taking the total of recovered patients to 28,976.
152 new cases were reported from the city and 26 from the rural parts of the district.
Out of 184 recoveries, 159 were from the city and 25 from the rural parts.
All the three deaths reported on Saturday took place in the city, the department said The number of micro-containment areas in the city rose to 325 with the latest revision wherein 21 such areas were removed and 16 added on the basis of detection of new cases,the Ahmedabad MunicipalCorporation (AMC) said.
The civic body further said that the number of active cases in the city stands at 3,497, with the west zone reporting the highest number of 605 active cases.
Among seven zones, the north zone has reported the lowest number of 330 active cases.
In rural Ahmedabad, the number of total COVID-19 cases rose to 2,193 with 26 new cases added Saturday.
The recovery rate in rural parts of the district rose to 94 percent with total of 2,071 patients getting discharged so far, including 25 on Saturday, officials said. PTI KA PD KRK KRK