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Vadodara: New Covid-19 cases reported in the city and district since Thursday equalled the highest single day spike of 77 cases registered on Wednesday. With the fresh cases, the total number of cases went up to 3,447.
According to the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) the new cases were detected from 539 tests conducted in the city and district.
The death toll due to Covid-19 as the primary cause of death remained at 60 with the civic body not announcing any more deaths.
Amongst the new cases registered since Thursday evening, the highest number of cases were registered in the west and south zones of the city where 19 new cases came to light in each zone.
This was followed by the north zone where 17 cases were reported. The east zone saw three more cases being registered.
Outside the VMC limits, 19 fresh Covid-19 cases came to light.
These included cases in Padra, Vadu, Karjan, Dabhoi, Savli, Talsat, Karodiya, Waghodiya and Khatamba.
With 87 patients being discharged from hospitals as well as home isolation, the total number of discharged patients went up to 2,540.
This leaves 760 persons in hospitalisation. The condition of 597 of the hospitalised patients is said to be stable.
The serious patients include 38 on ventilators or BIPAP machines and 125 on oxygen support.
As many as 1,572 persons were quarantined in the city. These include 42 in government facilities and 14 in private facilities. The remaining 1,512 persons were in home quarantine.