Surat: Rise in number of Covid positive cases is 26% in 24 hours


SURAT: Covid-19 positive cases reached 2,505 on Wednesday surpassing even the highest number of cases recorded in city so far. On April 24 last year, the highest number recorded of positive cases was 2,321.

Of the positive cases two persons have returned from Qatar and Germany, respectively. The rise in number of positive cases is 26 per cent in 24 hours after 1,988 cases were recorded on Tuesday.

Total 1,055 persons were tested in various banks of the city in which six tested positive in Surat Co Op Bank in Amroli. Four others tested positive in different banks of the city. Again, 78 students too tested positive in the city after which 1,012 persons who came in their contact were tested and the reports are awaited.

Hariom Nagar in Pandesara was declared cluster zone after nine tested positive in the area. In Kailash Nagar of Bamroli six persons tested positive after which the society is declared cluster zone. After six cases in Shiv Park and five in Sant Krupa societies of Godadara both societies were declared cluster zones. Nine tested positive in Vastu Luxuria of Varachha after which it was declared cluster zone.

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