969 new coronavirus cases, six deaths in Gujarat

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Ahmedabad, Oct 30 (PTI) As many as 969 new cases of coronavirus came to light in Gujarat in the last 24 hours, taking the infection count to 1,72,009, the state health department said on Friday evening.

1,027 COVID-19 patients were discharged upon recovery during this period, it said.

The death toll went up to 3,714 with six more persons succumbing to COVID-19.

While two patients each died in Surat and Ahmedabad in the last 24 hours, one patient each died in Patan and Rajkot districts.

218 new coronavirus cases were registered in Surat during the day, followed by 181 in Ahmedabad, 114 in Vadodara, 74 in Rajkot, 33 in Gandhinagar and 29 in Jamnagar.

In good news, Gujarat's recovery rate is now 90.17 per cent.

During the day, 51,657 tests were conducted in the state.

Five fresh cases of coronavirus were detected during the day in the adjoining Union Territory of Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu.

3,223 persons have tested positive for coronavirus in the union territory to date. Of them, two died, 3,172 have recovered and 49 cases are still active, the local administration said.

Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,72,009, new cases 969, death toll 3,714, discharged 1,55,105, active cases 13,190 and people tested so far 60,02,273. PTI PJT PD KRK KRK