Vadodara: Fresh Covid-19 cases in the city and district made yet another peak with 68 persons testing positive. This is the third consecutive day when the cases have made a new peak in the city.
With the new cases, the total number of cases reached 2,718. The new cases were identified from 426 tests conducted since Monday evening.
The south zone of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) had the largest number of new cases with 20 persons here testing positive. This was followed by the west zone of the city where 14 tested positive and north zone where 12 tested positive. Five persons tested positive in the eastern parts of the city.
Sixteen positive cases were detected in the rural areas of the district.
These positive cases include those from Padra, Savli, Koyali, Nandesari, Por, Karjan and Shinor. One person from Gandhinagar also tested positive in Vadodara.
In a major relief to the administration, 101 persons were discharged from various hospitals as well as home isolation. With this the number of discharged patients rose to 1,991. This left 670 persons under treatment including 36 on ventilator and BIPAP machines and 138 on oxygen support. The condition of the remaining 496 patients is reported to be stable.