232 new COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad, 228 recover

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Ahmedabad, Dec 17 (PTI) Ahmedabad district in Gujarat on Thursday reported 232 fresh cases of coronavirus, the state health department said on Thursday.

Of these 232 new cases, the highest in the state during the day, 224 were from Ahmedabad city, while only eight were from the rural areas, it said in a release.

Four COVID-19 patients succumbed to the infection in Ahmedabad city, taking the district's death toll to 2,197.

Ahmedabad's tally of positive cases has now gone up to 54,918 cases.

A total of 228 patients recovered from the infection and got discharge during the day, taking the recovery tally to 49,718.

While 221 patients were from the city, remaining seven were from different villages of the district, the release said. PTI PJT PD NP NP