Gujarat records 971 COVID-19 cases, 993 recoveries; 5 die

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(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Nov 9 (PTI) Gujarat's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,81,670 with the addition of 971 new cases on Monday, while nearly 1,000 patients recovered from the infection, the state health department said.

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Gujarat increased to 3,768 after five more patients died, it said.

Recoveries outnumbered new cases with 993 patients getting discharged in the last 24 hours, the department said.

This pushed the number of recovered cases to 1,65,589, said the department in a release.

As many as 51,789 tests were conducted in the state over the last 24 hours, at a rate of 796.75 tests per day per million population, raising the total number of samples tested so far for the virus to 65,19,943, it said.

Surat reported 189 new cases, the highest in the state, closely followed by Ahmedabad at 183. Vadodara also reported over 100 new cases at 129.

Among other districts,Rajkot reported 90 cases, Mehsana 45, Gandhinagar 39, Patan 38, Banaskantha and Surendranagar 21 each, Kutch 20, Jamnagar and Junagadh 16 each, Amreli and Dahod 15 each, Morbi 14 and Kheda 12.

In terms of death, Ahmedabad and Rajkot reported two fatalities each and Mehsana one, said the department.

The number of active cases in Gujarat now stands at 12,313, of which 64 patients are on ventilators, it said.

In the adjoining Union Territory of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the total COVID-19 cases rose to 3,248 with the addition of one new case.

With three patients getting discharged, all in Daman, the number of recovered cases in Daman rose to 3,223, health officials said.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,81,670, new cases 971, deaths 3,768, discharged 1,65,589, active cases 12,313, people tested so far 65,19,943.

PTI KA PD NSKGujarat records 971 COVID-19 cases, 993 recoveries; 5 die (Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Nov 9 (PTI) Gujarat's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,81,670 with the addition of 971 new cases on Monday, while nearly 1,000 patients recovered from the infection, the state health department said.

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Gujarat increased to 3,768 after five more patients died, it said.

Recoveries outnumbered new cases with 993 patients getting discharged in the last 24 hours, the department said.

This pushed the number of recovered cases to 1,65,589, said the department in a release.

As many as 51,789 tests were conducted in the state over the last 24 hours, at a rate of 796.75 tests per day per million population, raising the total number of samples tested so far for the virus to 65,19,943, it said.

Surat reported 189 new cases, the highest in the state, closely followed by Ahmedabad at 183. Vadodara also reported over 100 new cases at 129.

Among other districts,Rajkot reported 90 cases, Mehsana 45, Gandhinagar 39, Patan 38, Banaskantha and Surendranagar 21 each, Kutch 20, Jamnagar and Junagadh 16 each, Amreli and Dahod 15 each, Morbi 14 and Kheda 12.

In terms of death, Ahmedabad and Rajkot reported two fatalities each and Mehsana one, said the department.

The number of active cases in Gujarat now stands at 12,313, of which 64 patients are on ventilators, it said.

In the adjoining Union Territory of Daman, Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, the total COVID-19 cases rose to 3,248 with the addition of one new case.

With three patients getting discharged, all in Daman, the number of recovered cases in Daman rose to 3,223, health officials said.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,81,670, new cases 971, deaths 3,768, discharged 1,65,589, active cases 12,313, people tested so far 65,19,943.

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