Of the 12 people who succumbed to the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours, 5 were from Surat, 3 from Ahmedabad, 2 from Rajkot and 1 each from Vadodara and Gir-Somnath.
Gujarat's mortality rate is gradually coming down and is under 3 at 2.76 per cent presently.
Till now, health authorities have conducted 35,23,653 RT-PCR tests in Gujarat, of which 34,05,944 have returned negative.
On a positive note, a total of 1,447 persons were discharged from different facilities on Wednesday, taking the number of recoveries in the state to 98,156.
At present, the number of active cases in the state stands at 16,294, of which the condition of 16,169 is stable, while 98 critical patients are on ventilator support.
Over 6 lakh people are quarantined in the state presently, 6,04,753 in home quarentine and 493 in government facilities.
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