102 patients were discharged on Saturday
Vadodara: With 78 new cases of Covid-19 in the city and district since Friday evening, yet another single-day peak was registered. The total number of Covid-19 cases detected so far went up to 3,525 with the fresh cases.
The 78 new cases were detected from 542 tests conducted since Friday evening. Sources said that these included at least 11 members of a family residing in the Karelibaug area of the city.
In the city limits, the west zone where the outbreak is showing a rising trend registered the highest number of cases with 18 testing positive. This was followed by the south zone with 17, and the north zone with 13 cases. Ten persons were found infected in the east zone of the city.
The rural areas of the district witnessed 20 new cases. These included cases from Karjan, Dabhoi, Timbi, Sevasi, Sisva, Bhayli, Chapad, Savli, Padra and Limda.
On Saturday, 102 patients were discharged from various Covid-19 treatment facilities. With this the total number of discharged Covid-19 patients went up to 2,729. The number of discharged patients include deceased persons who had tested positive for Covid-19, but died due to other comorbidities.
As many as 736 persons remained under treatment in hospitals or home isolation. These include 36 persons on ventilators or BIPAP machines and 128 on oxygen support.
The condition of remaining 572 patients is said to be stable.