Ahmedabad, Sep 28 (PTI) Gujarat's Ahmedabad district recorded 210 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 36,455 on Monday, the state Health Department said.
Out of these 210 new cases, 180 cases were reported from Ahmedabad city and 30 cases from rural parts of the district, said a release by the Health Department.
There has been a gradual spike in daily cases in Ahmedabad city since the last two weeks.
On September 17, the city reported 151 new COVID-19 cases, which has now gone up to 180.
In a move to stop human-to-human transmission of the virus, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday ordered shutting down all food joints on 27 different stretches of roads between 10 pm and 6 am.
With the death of three more COVID-19 patients, the toll in the district reached 1,822, the release said.
Also, 210 patients undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the district were discharged in the last 24 hours, the state government release added.
With these, the tally of recovered cases in the district went up to 30,336, it said.
These recoveries included 195 from the city and 15 from the villages of Ahmedabad district.
Out of the total 3,431 COVID-19 deaths registered in Gujarat so far, as many as 1,822 were recorded from Ahmedabad district alone. PTI PJT PD RSY RSY