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Gujarat adds record 1,365 COVID-19 cases; total tally at 1,12,336

A total of 74,781 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, at the rate of 1,150.47 tests per day per million population.

Published: 12th September 2020 08:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2020 08:50 PM   |  A+A-

coronavirus, PPE, COVID 19

Health workers wearing PPE hold samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Saturday reported the highest single-day spike of 1,365 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total count of infections to 1,12,336, the state health department said.

With 15 more people succumbing to the infection, the toll went up to 3,198, it said.

A total of 1,335 patients were discharged after treatment in the day, raising the number of recoveries to 92,805, the department said, adding that the case recovery rate in the state now stands at 82.61 percent.

A total of 74,781 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, at the rate of 1,150.47 tests per day per million population.



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