Surat, Sep 3 (PTI) Surat recorded 272 new coronavirus cases on Thursday which took the case tally in the district to 21,762, the Gujarat Health Department said on Thursday.
The daily rise in the number of cases in Surat was once again the highest in the state.
The caseload of Surat district at 21,762 is the second biggest after Ahmedabad which has recorded 32,013 cases of infection so far.
Of 272 new cases, 179 cases were from Surat city while 93 cases were from other parts of the district, the health department said.
While two persons from the city died in the last 24 hours, three deaths were reported from rural areas, taking the death toll to 830 in the district.
291 persons, highest in Gujarat, also recovered and given discharge during the day in Surat district. PTI COR PJT PD KRK KRK