Ahmedabad, Aug 1 (PTI) Gujarat reported1,136 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking case tally to 62,574, the state health department said.

With the death of 24 COVID-19 patients, the death toll due to the pandemic reached 2,465, it said.

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875 patients were discharged from hospitals across the state during the day, taking the number of recovered patients to 45,782, the department said in a release.

26,303 samples were tested for coronavirus since Friday evening. The state has been conducting 404.66 tests per day per million, it said.

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A total of 7,91,080 samples have been tested so far in Gujarat.

There are 14,327 active cases in the state, 78 of them on ventilator.

Gujarat COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 62,574, new cases 1,136, deaths 2,465, discharged 45,782, active cases 14,327 and people tested so far 7,91,080.

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