Vadodara: The number of new Covid-19 cases reported in Vadodara city and district is nearing the three-figure mark now. Since Sunday night, 96 new Covid-19 cases had been reported even as the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) confirmed two more deaths.
The 96 cases were confirmed from 631 tests that had been conducted since Sunday night. West zone of the city that used to throw up low number till recently, registered the highest number of Covid-19 cases on Monday with 21 persons testing positive.
This was followed by the north zone where 19 persons tested positive and the south zone that reported 18 cases. Sixteen cases were reported from the east zone of the city.
Areas of the district outside the VMC limits saw 22 new cases. These included patients from Dabhoi, Padra, Karjan, Savli, Koyli, Karodiya, Ankodiya, Bhayli, Sokhda and Asoj.
With two more deaths being confirmed by the VMC, the death toll of the people who succumbed to Covid-19 rose to 79. Several other persons have died after testing positive for Covid-19, but had other comorbidities that are believed to be the primary cause of deaths.
Thirty-two persons were discharged from various hospitals in the city or home quarantine taking the total number of discharged patients to 3,295. tnn