(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Jun 8 (PTI) The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 20,574 on Monday after the addition of 477 new infections, while 31 more patients died - 24 of them in Ahmedabad alone - taking the toll to 1,280, the state health department said.
Also, 321 more patients were discharged from hospitals across the state on Monday, taking the number of recoveries to 13,964, it said.
Out of the 477 new COVID-19 cases, Ahmedabad alone reported 346, taking the tally in the worst-affected district to 14,631, the department said.
The district also reported 24 of the total 31 deaths, raising the number of fatalities to 1,039, it said.
Apart from Ahmedabad,Surat and Gandhinagar reported the death of two coronavirus patients each, while Sabarkantha, Panchmahal and Rajkot recorded one fatality each, the department said.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Surat rose to 2,145 with the addition of 48 new infections, while in Vadodara, the tally went up to 1,328 with 355 fresh cases.
As many as 19 districts reported fresh cases on Monday.
Apart from Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara, Sabarkantha and Jamnagar reported five cases each, and Gandhinagar reported four cases.
The state has tested 2,56,289 samples so far, and 2,10,438 people are currently under quarantine, of which 2,03,626 are under home isolation, the department said.
There are 5,330 active cases in Gujarat, of which 59 patients are on ventilator, while the condition of 5,271 others is stable, the department said.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 20,574, new cases 477, deaths 1,280, discharged 13,964, active cases 5,330, people tested so far 2,56,289. PTI KA PD RSY RSY