Gujarat witnesses huge spike in new Covid-19 cases, total tops 1,000

PTI Ahmedabad | Updated on April 17, 2020 Published on April 17, 2020

Ahmedabad reports the maximum number of new cases, followed by Surat and Vadodara

The total number of positive cases of coronavirus in Gujarat crossed the 1,000-mark on Friday, after 92 new infections were reported during the last 12 hours, said health officials here.

With this, the coronavirus count in Gujarat now stands at 1,021.

Out of the 92 new cases reported during the last 12 hours, the highest, 45,were from Ahmedabad, followed by 14 in Surat, 9 in Vadodara, 8 in Bharuch and 5 in Narmada, said Principal Secretary, Health, Jayanti Ravi.

Other districts where new cases have emerged include Botad (3), Panchmahal (2) and one each in Anand, Chhotaudepur, Dahod, Kheda and Mahisagar, she said.

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Published on April 17, 2020
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