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Coronavirus cases in Gujarat cross 7,000-mark, 29 deaths, total death toll rises to 425

23 of 29 deaths in the state in 24 hours were reported from hospitals in Ahmedabad, followed by four deaths in Surat and one each in Mehsana and Banaskantha

Published: 07th May 2020 09:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2020 09:45 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

AHMEDABAD: With 388 persons testing positive since the previous night, 275 of them in Ahmedabad district, the number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat reached 7,013 on Thursday, a senior health official said.

Since Wednesday night, 29 patients succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due to coronavirus in the state to 425, said Principal Secretary, Health, Jayanti Ravi.

Of the 388 new cases, 275 were detected in Ahmedabad district alone.

Also, 23 of 29 deaths in the state in 24 hours were reported from hospitals in Ahmedabad, followed by four deaths in Surat and one each in Mehsana and Banaskantha, Ravi said.

Gujarat coronavirus figures are thus as follows: Positive cases: 7,013, new cases: 388, deaths: 425, discharged patients: 1,709, active cases: 4,879; people tested so far: 1,00,553.

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