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Covid: Gujarat reports 5,677 fresh cases, lion's share in Ahmedabad

 
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 5,677 fresh Covid cases, taking its overall tally to 8,55,929, while 32 Omicron cases raised the states tally of the new variant to 236.

The state presently has 22,901 active Covid cases.

Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the maximum number of fresh cases at 2,567, followed by Surat (1,661), Vadodara (329), Rajkot (257), Valsad (116), Anand (87), Gandhinagar (81), Bhavnagar (75), Kheda (64) and Kutch (63), among others.

Of the 32 Omicron cases detected on Saturday, 12 were from Ahmedabad, 5 each from Anand and Vadodara, 3 from Mehsana, and 2 from Bharuch, among others.

The state has so far reported 236 Omicron cases, of which 167 have been discharged.

No casualty was reported on Saturday, keeping the state's overall Covid death toll static at 10,128.