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Guj records 352 nCoV cases, 4 deaths
Gandhinagar: Drifting below the 400 case mark, Gujarat reported 352 new cases of novel coronavirus on Tuesday, informed the state health and family welfare department.
Over 1,006 patients recovered from the virus on the day. In the last 24 hours, four patients succumbed to the virus taking the death toll due to COVID-19 to 10,007. The state has so far recorded a total of 8,21,078 cases, since March 2020.
Among the fresh cases, 48 new cases were reported each in Ahmedabad and Surat city while 29 in Vadodara city, 22 in Rajkot city, among others.
A total of eight districts recorded zero new cases namely Bhavnagar, Botad, Chhota Udepur, Dahod, Dang, Morbi, Narmada and Tapi.
The highest numbers of vaccinations in the state were administered in Ahmedabad city (34,680). While in Surat city, the number was 26,473 and in Vadodara city 8,815 persons were vaccinated on Tuesday.
The state currently has a total of 8,884 active cases, with 219 patients on ventilator support. Of these patients, 8,665 patients are in stable condition, while 8,02,187 patients have been discharged post recovery. The current recovery rate of the state is at 97.70%
Meanwhile, Binal Rathwa, a student of MS University in Vadodara and a native of Chhota Udepur district, has started a campaign to encourage people to get vaccinated. Binal has visited 93 villages with major tribal population in just 15 days.