COVID-19: Gujarat reports 987 new cases; 1,083 recover, 4 die

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Ahmedabad, Oct 29 (PTI) The COVID-19 infection count in Gujarat reached 1,71,040 on Thursday after 987 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the state health department said.

As many as 1,083 patients recovered during this period, which took the state's recovery count to 1,54,078, it said.

The death toll due to the virus now stands at 3,708 as four patients succumbed to the infection, the department said in a release.

The number of active cases in the state is 13,254.

Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,71,040; new cases 987; deaths 3,708; discharged 1,54,078; active cases 13,254 and people tested so far 59,50,616. PTI PJT PD NP NP