Gujarat adds 1,502 new COVID-19 cases, 1,401 recover; 20 die

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(Eds: Adding details) Ahmedabad, Nov 30 (PTI) Gujarat on Monday reported 1,502 fresh coronavirus positive cases, taking the count of infections to 2,09,780, the health department said.

With 20 more people succumbing to the viral infection, including 13 in Ahmedabad, two in Surat and one fatality each in Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Morbi, Rajkot and Vadodara, the overall toll rose to 3,989, it said.

A total of 1,401 patients were discharged in the day, taking the count of recovered patients in the state to 1,90,820.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in Gujarat now stands at 90.96 per cent, said the release.

A total 69,875 samples were tested for coronavirus in the last 24 hours at the rate of 1,013.48 tests per day per million population, taking the total number of tests to 78,25,615.

At 312, Ahmedabad reported the highest number of new cases in the state in the day, followed by 266 in Surat, 187 in Vadodara and 140 in Rajkot, it said.

Elsewhere, Mehsana reported 70 fresh caes, Gandhinagar 59, Jamnagar 35, Kutch 33, Panchmahal 31, Banaskantha 28, Patan 26, Morbi and Junagadh 25 each, Mahisagar 24, Surendranagar 23, Kheda and Sabarkantha 22 each, Amreli 21, Dahod 20, Bharuch 19, Anand and Narmada 16 each, Navsari 15, Bhavnagar 14, etc.

Union Territory of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli has the total caseload of 3,306, while the count of recoveries stands at 3,286, officials said.

Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 2,09,780, new cases 1,502, deaths 3,989, active cases 14,970 and people tested so far 78,25,615. PTI KA PD NSK NSK