(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (PTI) Gujarat's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 1,36,004 on Tuesday with addition of 1,381 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, state health department said.
With 11 more people succumbing to the infection, including four in Surat, the cumulative toll in the state went up to 3,442, it said.
While three persons died in Ahmedabad, two fatalities were reported frorm Vadodara. One patient died each in Gandhinagar and Rajkot, it said.
1,383 people were discharged after treatment in the last 24 hours, taking the total count of recoveries to 1,15,859, the department said in a release.
Gujarat's case recovery rate now stands at 85.19 per cent with 16,703 active cases.
Surat reported 311 new cases, followed by Ahmedabad with 195 infections.
Other districts which have reported significant number of cases are: Rajkot (148), Vadodara (129), and Jamnagar (91).
Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar each added 40 new cases while 39 infections each were reported from Banaskantha and Mehsana, the department said.
At 62,300, the state conducted the highest number of tests in a day, at the average of 959.05 tests per day per million.
A total of 43.56 lakh samples have been tested in the state so far.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,36,004, new cases 1,381, deaths 3,442, discharged 1,15,859, active cases 16,703, and people tested so far 43,56,062. PTI PJT PD NSK NSK