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Per day COVID cases cross 5,000 in Gujarat, 1,400 in Ahmedabad

COVID cases in Gujarat reached a whopping 5,011 cases per day in the last 24 hours while 2,525 patients were discharged during the same period. Forty nine deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Fifteen deaths each were reported from Surat Municipal Corporation and 14 from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation...

All paan shops to remain closed in Ahmedabad until the COVID situation improves

As per day COVID cases in Ahmedabad rise, the AMC has decided to close down paan shops in the city until the situation improves. AMC has downed the shutters of paan shops and also tea stalls in a bid to control the spread of COVID. The Solid Waste Management Department of the AMC sent teams...

COVID Impact: EC defers Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Elections

The State Election Commission has deferred the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections which were scheduled to be held on April 18. The elections were deferred given the surge in COVID in the state. The election body said the new dates for the same will be announced once the COVID situation improves. Rupani sought to defer...

CR Patil’s 5000 Remdesivir injections for Surat: Congress raises questions, CM Rupani had this to say….

As Gujarat sees a surge in cases and cities register a shortage of Remdesivir injections, state BJP chief CR Patil had said the party has arranged for 5000 Remdesivir injections. At a press conference when asked how did CR Patil arrange for Remdesivir, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani said it is a question only CR Patil...

Rising by leaps and bounds! Ahmedabad records 1,296 COVID cases in a day, Gujarat 4,541

COVID cases in Gujarat reached a whopping 4,541 cases per day in the last 24 hours while 2,280 patients were discharged during the same period. Forty two deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Fourteen deaths each were reported from Surat Municipal Corporation and 12 from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation...

AMC declares 15 hospitals as dedicated COVID facilities, 827 beds increased

As COVID cases surge in the city and many patients face the prospect of a shortage of beds in hospitals, the AMC has added additional 827 beds in the city for such patients. The AMC has also announced 15 hospitals as new COVID dedicated centers. It has also increased 20 beds in Tulip Inn for mild...

AMC reserves 50% COVID beds in a hospital that doesn’t exist!

Of the 18 new private hospitals in which AMC reserved 50% of beds each for COVID patients, one hospital does not even exist! The AMC had on Thursday announced 18 new hospitals in which it had reserved 50% beds for COVID patients. It turns out one of the hospitals – Satellite Hospital- does not exist. The...

COVID impact: Paan shops in Gujarat to stay closed on weekend

The Gujarat Pan Masala Association has decided to shut paan shops across the state on Saturday and Sunday. The decision comes close on the heels of paan shops in Rajkot deciding not to function on weekends. The decision has been taken given the surge in the COVID cases in the state. Earlier, Gujarat Chief Minister...

BREAKING: Gujarat CM Rupani writes to SEC, wants Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Elections deferred

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the State Election Commission (SEC) to defer the polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) scheduled to be held on April 18. Rupani in a letter to the body said that if the polls continue the state capital will see gatherings. A lot of state government employees...

Ankur School inferno: Fire safety not enough, expertise on how to use it is a must too!

A major fire broke out at Ankur School in Krushnanagar in Ahmedabad on Friday that ended up trapping some people. Though no casualty was reported in the incident and the fire was eventually brought under control, the mystery remains as to the cause of the fire. The fire department said that the building was newly constructed...

COVID negligence: Rajkot Civil Hospital wrongly declares senior citizen dead, then hands over stranger’s body to the family!

At a time when people are under fear as COVID surges, a matter of gross negligence has come up in the Civil Hospital in Rajkot. The staff at the hospital wrongly declared a senior citizen under treatment as dead, informed the patient’s family, and handed over the family a stranger’s body to be cremated. Rajiben...

COVID impact: Traders in Mehsana announce voluntary bandh/lockdown

The surge in COVID in Gujarat has got traders worried with many of them opting for voluntary shutdown to prevent the situation from worsening. The traders in Mehsana have announced a bandh/lockdown during the weekend. This is an entirely voluntary decision taken by the traders. The decision was taken following a meeting at the Town...