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gujarat coronavirus: Covid-19: Gujarat adds 1,034 cases, 27 deaths in 24 hours; tally at 67,811, toll at 2,584 | Ahmedabad News

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5pm on Thursday added 1034 new Covid-19 positive cases, taking the total to 67,811. It was 16th consecutive day for the state to record 1,000-plus daily cases and the highest daily cases in four days.
The new cases include 238 from Surat, 151 from Ahmedabad, 118 from Vadodara and 90 from Rajkot. With the update on Thursday, Junagadh became the seventh district in Gujarat to cross 1,000 cumulative cases at 1,036. So far, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Gandhinagar have recorded more than 1,000 cases.
The state also recorded deaths of 27 patients, taking the state death toll to 2,584. The deaths include nine from Surat, five from Ahmedabad and Rajkot, three from Vadodara, two from Kutch, and one each from Jamnagar, Mehsana and Valsad.
A total of 917 patients got discharged in 24 hours, taking the total to 50,322. The discharges include 287 from Surat, 117 from Ahmedabad, 80 from Gir Somnath, and 39 each from Vadodara and Valsad. Analysis of the discharges reveal that 24,000 or 47.7% of the discharges took place in the past 31 days at the rate of 774 discharges daily. For the past 31 days, the state’s discharge rate was 77.5%.
With the update, the state now has 14,905 active cases, which consists of 22% of the total cases. The share of deceased and discharged patients in the state is 3.8% and 74.2% respectively.
Gujarat carried out 24,569 tests in 24 hours, taking the total to 9.03 lakh. The state health department claimed that the state is carrying out 378 tests per day per million population. As on Thursday evening, Gujarat has 4.85 lakh persons under quarantine, out of which 4.83 lakh are under home quarantine.

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