(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Sep 2 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally in Ahmedabad district rose to 31,847 on Wednesday with addition of 169 new cases, the Gujarat health department said.
With three patients succumbing to the infection, death toll went up to 1,738, it said.
A total of 86 patients were discharged from hospitals in the day, increasing the count of recoveries to 26,532, the department said in its release.
Of 169 new cases, 149 were reported in the city and 20 from other parts of the district.
61 out of 86 recoveries and all three deaths were reported in the city, it said.
Ahmedabad's north-west zone has the highest number of 492 active cases, followed by the west zone at 489, and south-west zone at 485, among others, the city civic body said, adding that North zone has the lowest number of active cases at 307.
With 20 new cases, the COVID-19 tally in rural parts of Ahmedabad has risen to 1,842, officials said.
The number of recoveries went up to 1,694 with 25 people getting discharged in the day, they said.
A total of 58 patients have died while 88 cases are active in rural areas, officials said. PTI KA PD KRK NSK NSK