Added on : 2020-10-28 19:33:08
Gujarat's novel coronavirus cases surpassed 1,70,000-mark today, taking the state's Covid-19 count to 1,70,053. Gujarat reported 996 coronavirus cases on Wednesday. With the death of 6 more COVID-19 patients, the fatalities rose to 3,704, it said.The number of recovered cases rose to 1,52,995 with 1,107 more patients getting discharged today. The state now has 13,354 active cases, with the condition of 63 patients being critical, it said.The patient recovery rate in the state has reached 89.97 percent, it said. A total of 51,912 tests were conducted for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours at the rate of 785.65 tests per day per million population. Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,70,053, New cases 980, Deaths 3,704, Discharged 1,52,995, Active cases 13,354 and people tested so far 58,97,627.