Ahmedabad records 327 new COVID-19 cases; three more deaths

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Ahmedabad, Nov 20 (PTI) As many as 327 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district on Friday, taking the tally of infections to 46,595, an official from the state health department said.

Of the latest cases, Ahmedabad city alone accounted for 305 infections, while 22 were detected in the rural parts of the district, the official said.

At least 270 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the district, while three died of the infection in the city during the day, he said.

With this, the number of recoveries has risen to 41,286 and the toll reached 1,955, he added.

In a bid to contain the viral spread, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided to impose a 57-hour curfew in Ahmedabad city, from 9 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday.

Starting November 23, a daily night curfew will come into force in the city, which would begin at 9 pm and end at 6 am the next day. PTI PJT ARU ARU