Gujarat records 988 COVID-19 cases, 1,209 recoveries; 7 die

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Ahmedabad, Dec 22 (PTI) Gujarat reported 988 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 2,37,247, said the state health department.

With seven fresh fatalities, the death toll rose to 4,248, said the department in a release.

Recovery outnumbered new cases with a total of 1,209 COVID-19 patients getting discharged from hospitals during the day, it said.

The number of recovered cases has gone up to 2,21,602, said the release.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in Gujarat now stands at 93.41 per cent with a total of 11,397 active cases as on date.

Asmany as54,587 tests were conducted for the virus in the last 24 hours at a rate of 839.80 tests per day per million population, the release said.

With this, the number of samples tested so far rose to 91,62,980.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 2,37,247, new cases 988, deaths 4,248, active cases 11,397, people tested so far 91,62,980. PTI KA PD RSY RSY