Admin Reporter- POOJA1

Jan 24 2021


Ahmedabad: Active cases drop below 5k

Sunday, 24 January 2021

On Saturday, the active cases of Covid-19 in Gujarat went below 5,000 for the first time in the past seven months.The highest active cases for Gujarat was registered on October 4 when the state hospitals had 16,804 patients. The number dipped and rose again post-Diwali – on November 30. The second peak was recorded at 14,970.

 

 

 

 

In 54 days, the number dipped to 4,960, recording a decline of 66% or two-third cases.According to state health department officials, Ahmedabad district accounts for 38% of the active cases. With 1,892 active cases, Ahmedabad is the only district with over 1,000 cases. Vadodara (16%), Rajkot (13%) and Surat (11.5%) are other major districts with active cases. The four districts cumulatively account for 78.5% or more than three-fourths of the active cases.

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