(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Oct 6 (PTI) Gujarat on Tuesday reported 1,335 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its total count of infections to 1,45,362, state health department said.
With ten more persons, including four in Surat, succumbing to the infection, the cumulative toll in the state mounted to 3,522, it said.
While three fatalities occurred in Ahmedabad, one person died each in Gandhinagar, Rajkot and Vadodara.
A total of 1,473 people were discharged in the day after treatment, taking the count of recoveries to 1,25,243, the department said.
The case recovery rate in the state now stands at 86.16 per cent, the department said in a release.
The state now has 16,597 active cases.
At 281, Surat reported the highest number of new cases in the day in the state, followed by Ahmedabad (187 cases), Rajkot (147), and Vadodara (126).
Among other districts, Jamnagar reported 94 cases, Mehsana 49, Gandhinagar 48, Patan 37, Junagadh 35, Bhavnagar 34, Amreli 33, Bharuch 32, Banaskantha 31, Panchmahal 24, Morbi 19, Kutch and Surendranagar 18 each, Sabarkantha 14, Anand, Gir Somnath and Narmada 13 each, Mahisagar 12, Tapi 11, etc.
A total of 51,879 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, at the rate of 798.14 tests per day per million population, it said.
47,54,655 samples have been tested so far in the state, the department added.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,45,362, new cases 1,335, deaths 3,522, discharged 1,25,243, active cases 16,597, and people tested so far 47,54,655. PTI KA PD NSK NSK