Gujarat COVID-19 cases up by 366 to 11,746; death toll 694

(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, May 18 (PTI) Gujarat on Monday recorded 366 new COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths, including 31 from worst-hit Ahmedabad, taking the case count to 11,746 and the number of fatalities to 694, a Health official said.

Apart from Ahmedabad, two deaths were reported from Surat and one each death from Patan and Bharuch.

A total of 305 patients were also discharged from various hospitals, taking the total number of the recovered cases to 4,804, the official said.

Gujarat now has 6,248 active cases, 38 of whom are on ventilator.

A total of 1,48,824 samples have been tested so far, the official added.

With 263 new coronvirus cases and 31 deaths, the overall case count in Ahmedabad district mounted to 8,683 and fatalities to 555.

Of 16 districts with new cases, Surat reported 33, Vadodara 22 and Gandhinagar 12, the official said, adding that the total number of cases in Surat and Vadodara now stand at 1,127 and 682, respectively.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 11,746, new cases 366, deaths 694, discharged cases 4,804, active cases 6,248 and people tested so far 1,48,824.

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