(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (PTI) Gujarat on Sunday reported 1,407 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally of infections to 1,23,337, state health department said.
With 17 deaths, including five in Surat, the total count of fatalities rose to 3,322, it said.
A total of 1,204 patients were discharged during the day, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 1,03,775, the department said in a release.
The state now has 16,240 active cases, it said.
While four fatalities were reported from Ahmedabad, three patients died each in Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar. One person each succumbed to the infection in Junagadh and Rajkot.
At 283, Surat reported the highest number of new cases in the state in the day, followed by 183 cases in Ahmedabad.
Rajkot, Vadodara and Jamnagar added 164, 140 and 129 new infections, respectively.
Elsewhere, Mehsana reported 53 fresh cases, Bhavnagar 50, Gandhinagar 44, Junagadh 37, Kutch 35, Panchmahal 29, Banaskantha 27, Amreli and Jamnagar 24 each, Bharuch and Patan 22 each, Surendranagar 20, Morbi 19, Sabarkantha 17, Kheda 14, Dahod and Gir Somnath 13 each, etc.
With 60,687 more tests, the total number of samples tested in the state rose to 38,00,469.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,23,337, new cases 1,407, deaths 3,322, discharged 1,03,775, active cases 16,240, and people tested so far 38,00,469. PTI KA PD NSK NSK