A total of 16 persons succumbed to the dreaded virus on Wednesday, four each in Surat and Ahmedabad, two each died in Rajkot, Gandhinagar and Vadodara and one each in Mahisagar and Surendranagar, taking the state's death toll to 3,152.
Till now the health authorities have conducted 30,01,383 RT-PCR tests in Gujarat, of which 28,93,088 have returned negative.
On a positive note, 1,336 persons were discharged from different facilities on Wednesday, taking Gujarat's total number of recoveries to 88,815.
The number of active cases in the state presently stands at 16,328, out of which the condition of 16,234 is stable, whereas 94 critical patients are still on ventilator support.
Right now, 6,23,545 persons are quarantined in the state, 6,23,091 under home quarantined and 454 in government facilities.
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