Ahmedabad logs 184 coronavirus cases; 463 discharged, 4 die

(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Jul 27 (PTI) Ahmedabad district reported 184 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its tally to 25,876, while more than 460 patients recovered from the viral infection, the Gujarat health department said.

The district also reported the death of four COVID-19 patients, taking the toll to 1,579, it said.

At the same time, 463 patients were discharged, raising the number of recovered cases in the district to 20,834, the department said in a release.

Ahmedabad city reported 144 new cases, while rural parts of the district recorded 40 new infections, it said.

Also, 454 out of the 463 recoveries were reported from the city, the department said.

Meanwhile, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) Monday said it has so far provided services to over 11,000 patients through its '104' helpline.

The helpline was launched on June 1 to provide medical services to people who cannot approach nearby hospitals or urban health centres.

The services provided through the toll-free number include counselling, screening and medical assistance, with antigen testing added recently.

The recovery rate of Ahmedabad city is close to 81 per cent, with the number of discharged patients crossing the 20,000-mark to stand at 20,226 so far.

The city's western zone remains the worst affected by coronavirus with 545 active cases, followed by the north-west zone with 483 such infections, as per an AMC COVID-19 bulletin released on Monday afternoon.

The central zone remains the least affected with 302 active cases as of now, the bulletin added. PTI KA PD RSY RSY

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