Gujarat

14-month-old baby dies due to coronavirus in Gujarat

A 14-month-old baby boy who had tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district on April 5 died of multiple organ failure on Tuesday, said officials. The toddler, son of a migrant labourer-couple with no recent travel history, died in the evening at a government hospital in Jamnagar, said an official release. He was in...

Gujarat-based pharma companies to export hydroxychloroquine to the USA

With the coronavirus outbreak creating additional demand for anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said three companies from the state will export it to the United States. In an interview to a private radio station, Rupani said his government has kept aside 1 crore hydroxychloroquine tablets to deal with any eventuality. “Gujarat...

AMC uses drones to disinfect Ahmedabad’s hostspots in battle against coronavirus

The Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), which has been deployed for sanitisation of roads and public places, has started using drones to spray disinfectants in the various hotspots of the city that have reported the maximum number of coronavirus cases. A trial in this regard was conducted at...

13 fresh cases of COVID-19 reported from Ahmedabad in 12-hour, Gujarat’s tally touches165

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat on Tuesday increased to 165 after 19 fresh cases of the virus—all incidents of local transmission—were reported in the past 12-hours. The total tally was 146 at 8 pm on Monday and it is expected to rise rapidly. No new death has been reported on Tuesday...

COVID-19: Gujarat reports one more death, cases increase to 146

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat on Monday increased to 146 after 18 fresh cases of the virus were reported from the state in the last 24-hour. One more death was reported from Vadodara till 8 pm on Monday that took the death toll due to the virus in Gujarat to 12....

11 new coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad in last 12-hour, Gujarat’s total tally touch 144

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat on Monday increased to 144 after 16 fresh cases of the virus were reported from the state in the last 12-hours. No new death was reported from the state till 10 am on Monday and the death toll due to the contagious virus in Gujarat stands...

Gujarat Order: Salary cannot be deducted in lockdown, nor can be dismissed

Gujarat govt warns businesses of legal action for retrenchment, pay cut during lockdown At a time when there is a huge uproar over the problems faced by migrant workers and the economic consequences of the lockdown on the salaried class, the Vijay Rupani-led Gujarat government has come to their rescue. It has warned factory owners...

7 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Ahmedabad push Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally to 95, death toll 8

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat has increased to 95 till 10 am on Friday after seven fresh cases, all from Ahmedabad, were reported in the state in the last 24-hours. The death toll due to the deadly virus also increased to eight from the earlier seven, after a 78-year-old man from...

Death toll due to coronavirus increases to 7 in Gujarat, total tally touches 88

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat has increased to 88 till Thursday evening after six fresh cases were reported in the state in the last 24-hours. The death toll due to the deadly virus also increased to seven from the earlier six, after a 52-year-old man died in Vadodara making it the...

HC seeks details of people who attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi & entered Gujarat

Nirupam Banerjee, Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has directed the Centre and the state government to provide details about the people who had taken part in the religious congregation of the Tablighi Jamaat in New Delhi and later entered the state. The division bench of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice AJ Shastri also asked...

82 test positive for coronavirus in Gujarat, Ahmedabad declared virus hotspot

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Gujarat on Wednesday touched 82 after eight fresh cases of the virus came to light in the past 12-hour. All the eight cases have been reported from Ahmedabad, which has been declared as a coronavirus hotspot with a total 31 cases. Out of the eight fresh...

PM Modi’s 98-year-old mother Heeraben donates Rs25k to PM-Cares

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben has donated Rs25,000 from her savings to the new fund set up to tackle the coronavirus crisis, government sources said on Tuesday. Heeraben, 98, lives in Raisin village near Gandhinagar in Gujarat, with her younger son Pankaj Modi. She had earlier expressed her support for PM Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’...