(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Oct 11 (PTI) Gujarat on Sunday reported 1,181 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking its count of infections to 1,51,596, state health department said.
With nine more people succumbing to the infection, including four in Ahmedabad, the cumulative toll in the state mounted to 3,569, it said.
Three more deaths were reported from Surat in the day, while a person succumbed each in Rajkot and Vadodara, the department said.
In a good news, daily recoveries continue to outnumber fresh cases.
On Sunday, a total of 1,413 patients were discharged after treatment, raising the total count of recoveries in the state to 1,32,310, it said, adding that the state's case recovery rate improved to 87.28 per cent.
At 261, Surat reported the highest number of new cases in the state in the day, followed by Ahmedabad with 189 infections.
Vadodara and Rajkot each added 129 and 123 new infections, respectively.
Among other districts, Jamnagar added 98 new cases, Mehsana 42, Gandhinagar 41, Junagadh 29, Patan 24, Panchmahal 23, Amreli and Bharuch 20 each, Sabarkantha 19, Kutch 18, Morbi and Surendranagar 15 each, Banaskantha 14, Anand and Gir Somnath 11 each, etc.
Meanwhile, the number of tests conducted so far has crossed the 50 lakh-mark and rose to 50,12,705. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 15,717, the department further said.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,51,596, new cases 1,181, deaths 3,569, discharged 1,32,310, active cases 15,717, and people tested so far 50,12,705. PTI KA PD NSK NSK