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Nearly 20 COVID-19 patients in Gujarat on ventilator support

The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat crossed the 2,000-mark and rose to 2,066 after 127 more people tested positive for the disease on Tuesday

 

Nearly 20 COVID19 patients in Gujarat on ventilator support
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Bengaluru, First Published Apr 21, 2020, 3:09 PM IST
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Ahmedabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat crossed the 2,000-mark and rose to 2,066 after 127 more people tested positive for the infection on Tuesday, a health official said.

Out of 1,858 active cases, 19 patients are on ventilators, while the condition of 1,839 is stable, the official said. So far, 131 patients from the state have been discharged after recovery.

Of the new cases, 69 were reported from Surat and 50 from Ahmedabad.

Besides, Rajkot and Valsad reported two cases each while Aravalli, Gir Somnath, Kheda and Tapi reported one case each, the official said.

District-wise, Ahmedabad has so far reported 1,298 cases, Surat-338, Vadodara-188, Rajkot-40, Bhavnagar-32, Anand- 28, Bharuch-23, Gandhinagar-17, Patan-15, Narmada-12, Panchmahal-11, Banaskantha-10, Aravalli-eigh.

Besides, Chhota Udepur has reported seven cases, Kutch and Mehsana- six each, Botad-five, Porbandar, Dahod, Gir Somnath, Kheda and Mahisagar-three each, Sabarkantha and Valsad- two each, and Jamnagar, Morbi and Tapi- one each.

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