Added on : 2020-10-16 19:48:50
Gujarat's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,57,474 on Friday with 1,191 more persons testing positive for the infection, the state health department said. With the death of 11 more patients, the fatalities increased to 3,620, it said. The state has in all recorded 14,705 active cases of which 92 are on ventilator support. At the same time, 1,279 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered cases in the state to 1,39,149, the department said in a release here. The state's recovery rate stood at 88.36 percent, it said. As many as 52,657 tests were conducted for coronavirus in the state in a day at a rate of 810.11 tests per day per million population, the department said. With this, the total number of samples tested in the state rose to 52,69,542. Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,57,474, new cases 1,191, deaths 3,620, discharged 1,39,149, active cases 14,705, people tested so far 52,69,542.