Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (PTI) With the highest single-day spike of 1,175 coronavirus cases, Gujarat's tally rose to 83,262 on Thursday, the state health department said.
As many as 16 persons with the COVID-19 infection died across the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 2,855, said the health department in a statement.
The release said as many as 1,123 persons also recovered and were discharged from hospitals during the same period, taking the number of such cases to 65,953.
There are 14,454 active cases in Gujarat at present, it added.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 83,262, new cases 1,175, deaths 2855, discharged 65,953, active cases 14,454, people tested so far 15,47,210. PTI PJT PD RSY RSY