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In last 24 hours (Sunday), Gujarat state has recorded 2875 fresh cases of Coronavirus, While the total virus count is above 3.17 lakh, currently there are 15,135 active cases in the state among which 163 patients are on ventilator.
Fourteen more people also succumbed to the virus on the day. Surat reported eight fatalities even as fresh cases jumped to 724 from 687 recorded a day ago. Jamnagar, too, reported 97.
State Forest Minister Ganapat Vasava and Labour and Employment Minister Dilipkumar Thakor tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday even as surge in Covid-19 cases continued unabated. The two ministers announced they had tested positive for the infection on Twitter. While Thakor has been put on home quarantine, Vasava has been admitted to a hospital.