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Gujarat Sees 17 New COVID-19 Cases, 15 Recoveries; 2.49 Lakh People Vaccinated

Gujarat sees 17 new COVID-19 cases, 15 recoveries; 2.49 lakh people vaccinated

Ahmedabad, Oct 27 (PTI) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 17 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally of infections to 8,26,481, the state health department said.

A total of 15 patients were discharged during the day, which increased the total number of recoveries in Gujarat to 8,16,220. Gujarat is now left with 173 active cases, it said.

The COVID-19 death toll remained unchanged at 10,088 on Wednesday with no new fatality reported.

A total 2.49 lakh people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Gujarat, taking the total number of doses administered so far in the state to 6.95 crore.

Valsad reported five new cases, Surat four, Anand and Rajkot three each, and Valsad two.

The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu reported no new COVID-19 cases or recoveries on Wednesday. Its tally of COVID-19 cases and recoveries stands at 10,653 and 10,643, respectively. There are presently six active cases in the UT, which has reported four COVID-19 deaths so far, officials said.

Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 8,26,481, new cases 17, death toll 10,088, discharged 8,16,220, active cases 173, people tested so far - figures not released. PTI KA NSK NSK

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