(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Jun 29 (PTI) Gujarat on Monday reported the highest single-day rise of 626 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths, including nine in Ahmedabad, taking the total number of the infected patients to 32,023 and fatalities to 1,828, state Health department said.
A total of 440 patients were discharged in the day, taking the number of the recovered cases in the state to 23,248.
Gujarat now has 6,947 active cases while the condition of 63 patients is critical, it said.
The state has so far tested 3,67,739 samples for coronavirus, it said.
Of the 19 deaths, 9 were reported from Ahmedabad corporation limits, 4 from Surat, 2 from Surendranagar while one death each was reported from Banaskantha, Rajkot, Kheda and Amreli, as per the health department.
With 236 new cases in the day, the number of the infected patients in Ahmedabd district has risen to 20,716 while the death toll has gone up to 1,432, it said.
A total of 171 patients recovered in Ahmedabad in the day, taking the count of such cases in the district to 15,831.
The number of new cases in Surat district has gone up by 206 to 4,630 and by 50 to 2,215 in Vadodara district.
Among other districts, Patan reported 20 new COVID-19 cases, Rajkot 13, Anand 11 while 10 cases each were reported from Mehsana and Amreli. Surendranagar has reported 9 new cases and Bharuch 8 cases, as per the Health department.
Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 32,023, new cases 626, deaths 1,828, discharged 23,248, active cases 6,947 and people tested so far 3,67,739. PTI KA PD NSK NSK