Added on : 2020-10-27 19:52:23
Gujarat's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,69,073 on Tuesday with 992 more persons testing positive for the infection, the state health department said. With the death of 5 more patients, the fatalities increased to 3,698, it said.The state has in all recorded 13,487 active cases of which 64 are on ventilator support. At the same time, 1238 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered cases in the state to 1,51,888, the department said in a release here. The state's recovery rate stood at 89.84 percent, it said. As many as 51,927 tests were conducted for coronavirus in the state in a day at a rate of 798.88 tests per day per million population, the department said. With this, the total number of samples tested in the state rose to 58,45,715. Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,69,073, new cases 992, deaths 3,698, discharged 1,51,888, active cases 13,487, people tested so far 58,45,715.