Covid-19: Gujarat cases cross 7,000 mark; death toll 425

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Gandhinagar: With the addition of 388 new cases on Thursday, Gujarats Covid-19 tally reached 7,013 on Thursday, while the death toll mounted to 425 with 29 more people including 23 in Ahmedabad succumbing to the dreaded virus. A total of 209 persons were discharged from different hospitals across the state in the same period.

Out of the state’s 7,013 cases, Ahmedabad alone has reported 4,991 cases, followed by Surat (799) and Vadodara (440). No other district has touched the three-figure mark yet.

Gujarat is witnessing over 300 new cases per day since the past nine days, with Ahmedabad contributing over 75 per cent of the cases. Nearly 3,300 positive cases have been recorded during this period, taking the state’s tally from 3,774 on April 28 to 7,013 on Thursday.

On Thursday, as many as 388 fresh cases were detected by the health authorities from the state’s hotspots. The tally was led by Ahmedabad with 275 cases, followed by Surat (45), Aravalli (25), Vadodara (19), Gandhinagar (5) and others,

In the last nine days, a total of 216 persons have fallen prey to the deadly virus.

IANS

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