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372 new cases, 20 deaths take Guj COVID-19 numbers to 15,944; fatalities at 980

Gujarat on Friday recorded 372 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases in the state now stands at 15,944, while the fatalities due to the disease is 980. Of the total deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 18...

367 new cases, 22 deaths take Guj COVID-19 numbers to 15,572; fatalities at 960

Gujarat on Thursday recorded 367 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases in the state now stands at 15,572, while the fatalities due to the disease is 960. Of the total deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 16...

North zone areas in A’bad emerging as COVID-19 hotspots?

Numbers show that perhaps the hotspot for COVID-19 in the city is changing. It should be noted that the walled city areas of Jamalpur, Kalupur, Dariapur and Khadiya were among the hotspots for the disease for the last two months. But data shows that the number of cases have seen a surge in what could...

#Column: Where is the chief secretary as the state battles Covid19?

Gujarat bureaucracy and media is abuzz with different stories about the chief secretary ‘missing’ in action as the state battles the Covid19 pandemic. Anil Mukim had taken over as chief secretary of Gujarat at the end of November 19, 2019 after the extended term of former Chief Secretary JN Singh came to an end. In...

371 new cases, 24 deaths take Guj COVID-19 total to 12,910, fatality at 773

Gujarat registered 371 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday in the last 24 hours taking the total number of such cases in the state to 12,910. Of the total number of cases, the highest was recorded from Ahmedabad which saw 233 such cases. The district has been consistently recording over 200 cases for more than...

To live with Covid19, it is time for us to have a SOP for everything!

Rohit Patel: Despite the hardships, there is no denying that a quick imposition of lockdown has helped us control the spread of Corona. Yet, economic activity needs to resume as we don’t know how long the Covid19 battle will last. Hence we need to prepare ourselves to live with the pandemic. We can’t and shouldn’t...

366 new cases, 35 deaths take Guj Covid19 total to 11,746, fatality at 694

Gujarat continued with its trend of registering over 350 cases of Covid19 for yet another day on Monday. The state recorded 366 new Covid19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of such cases in the state to 11,746. Of the total number of cases, the highest was recorded from Ahmedabad which...

#Column: Why is Covid19 death rate so high in Ahmedabad?

Of the 8,144 Covid19 positive cases reported in Ahmedabad so far, 493 have succumbed to the illness. This means the city has a death rate of around 6.05% for Corona positive patients, which is the worst in the entire country. In fact, the death rate has decreased slightly in the past three days, otherwise the...

Madhya Pradesh declares nine districts as Covid19 free

The state government in Madhya Pradesh has declared nine districts as Covid19 free. All the nine had earlier reported cases of coronavirus. Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Health, Mohammed Suleman was quoted by the media stating that the nine districts of Barwani, Agar-Malwa, Shajapur, Sheopur, Alirajpur, Harda, Shahdol, Tikamgarh and Betul- have become coronavirus-free. He...

With 103 deaths, 3,970 new cases India’s Covid19 tally touches 85,940, fatalities at 2,752

The country recorded 103 deaths due to Covid19 in the last 24 hours taking the total death toll to 2,752, data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed. India also recorded 3,970 new Covid19 cases. With this the total number of cases stands at 85,940, including 53,035 active cases, 30,153 cured/discharged/migrated cases...

Gujarat records 398 new cases, 21 deaths due to Covid19 in 24 hrs

Gujarat recorded 398 new cases and 21 deaths due to Covid19 in the last 24 hours, data released by the state government said. With this, the total number of cases in the state has touched 8,195 while the death toll stands at 493. Ahmedabad recorded 278 cases and 18 new deaths taking the total number...

390 new cases in Guj, death toll touches 449

Gujarat on Friday recorded 390 new cases and 24 new deaths due to Covid19 in the state. Of the total deaths, 11 were a result of comorbid conditions. With this the total number of cases due to the disease has touched 7,403 in the state. The fatalities now stand at 449. Of the new cases,...