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505 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat, three deaths

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Ahmedabad, Jan 16 (PTI) Gujarat reported 505 new coronavirus positive cases on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,55,354, the health department said.

With three new deaths, the state's COVID-19 fatalities rose to 4,363, it said.

At the same time, 764 patients were discharged, taking the number of recovered cases to 2,44,403, improving the recovery rate to 95.71 per cent.

There are 6,588 active cases now, with the condition of 53 of these patients being critical.

Ahmedabad reported 102 new cases and 177 recoveries.

The tally of COVID-19 cases in the district thusrose to 60,741, while the death toll so far is 2,277, said the department.

With 96 new cases, Surat's tally went up to 51,140. On the other hand, 133 patients got discharged.

Among other districts, Vadodara reported 88 new cases, Rajkot 70, Bharuch 17, Gandhinagar 15, Junagadh 14, Mehsana 11, Kutch 9, Bhavnagar eight, Amreli five, Banaskantha four.

In the Union Territory of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, no new cases or recoveries were reported.

The tally of COVID-19 cases in the UT stands at 3,359, including 3,349 recovered cases and two deaths. There are eight active cases.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 2,55,354, new cases 505, death toll 4,363, active cases 6,588. PTI KA KRK KRK