Ahmedabad, Oct 4 (PTI) Gujarat on Sunday reported 1,302 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total count of infections to 1,42,700 in the state, the health department said.
With nine more people, including four in Surat, succumbing to the infection, the death toll mounted to 3,499, it said.
While three people died in Ahmedabad, one fatality each was reported from Rajkot and Vadodara, it said.
At the same time, 1,246 patients were discharged in the day, taking the count of recoveries in the state to 1,22,365, the department said in a release.
Gujarat's recovery rate now stands at 85.75 per cent, it said.
At 283, Surat reported the highest number of cases in the state in the day, followed by Ahmedabad which added 191 new infections.
More than 100 new cases were reported from Rajkot (152) and Vadodara (133), the department said.
Elsewhere in the state, Jamnagar reported 92 new cases, Gandhinagar 60, Mehsana 53, Junagadh 33, Bhavnagar 31, and Amreli 27.
Bharuch, Patan and Surendranagar added 22 infections each, while Kutch reported 19 cases, Panchmahal 18, Tapi 17, and Morbi 14.
Fresh cases were also reported from Gir Somnath, Kheda, Narmada, Banaskantha, Dahod and Sabarkantha districts, the department said.
A total of 56,700 tests were conducted in the state in the last 24 hours, it said, adding that 46,45,263 samples have been tested so far.
At present, there are 16,836 active cases in the state. PTI KA PD SNE