326 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths in Gujarat in 24 hrs

326 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths in Gujarat in 24 hrs
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Ahmedabad, May 1 () With 326 new cases reportedsince previous night, the total number of coronavirus cases inGujarat reached 4,721 on Friday, a senior official said.


During the same period, 22 patients succumbed to theinfection, taking the death toll due to coronavirus to 236 inthe state, said Principal Secretary, Health, Jayanti Ravi.

Sixteen patients died at various hospitals inAhmedabad, followed by Vadodara, where four persons died sinceThursday night.

One person each from Panchmahal and Surat alsosuccumbed to the infection in the past 24 hours, said Ravi inher video message in the evening.

Twelve of these patients were also suffering fromco-morbidities such as diabetes, Ravi added.


123 persons recovered from infection and weredischarged from hospitals in the past 24 hours across thestate, including 83 in Ahmedabad and 15 in Vadodara.

Twelve persons were given discharge in Surat, six inAnand, two in Sabarkantha and one each in Dahod, Gir-Somnath,Navsari, Patan and Rajkot.

Out of 326 positive cases reported on Friday, 267cases were reported in Ahmedabad alone, followed by 26 inSurat, 19 in Vadodara, six in Mahisagar, three in Panchmahal,and one each in Banaskantha, Botad, Gandhinagar, Kutch andPatan districts.

Out of the total 4,721 positive cases reported so far,as many as 3,293 have emerged from Ahmedabad district alone,644 in Surat and 308 in Vadodara.

Other districts where significant number of cases havebeen reported include Anand (74), Rajkot (58), Gandhinagar(49) and Bhavnagar (47).

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are thus as follows: Positivecases 4,721, new cases 326, total deaths 236, discharged 736,active cases 3,749 and people tested so far 68,774. PJTPDKRK KRK

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