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25 COVID-19 patients waiting on streets empty stomach since afternoon for admission at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

At a time when the Gujarat government is desperately taking measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state, a video created by a COVID-19 positive patient has exposed the lackadaisical approach of the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital administration in dealing with coronavirus infected patients and the harassment that the latter had to face. As...

Gujarat reports highest surge of 367 COVID-19 cases in 24-hours, 239 from Ahmedabad; death toll rises to 63

Gujarat has reported its highest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases with 367 fresh cases reported in the past 24-hours ending at 6 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,743. After 12 deaths were reported from Gujarat on Saturday, 10 fresh deaths were again...

Gujarat reports highest surge of 280 COVID-19 cases in 24-hours, 239 from Ahmedabad; death toll rises to 53

Gujarat has reported its highest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases with 280 fresh cases reported in the past 24-hours ending at 6 pm on Saturday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 1,376. After five more deaths were reported from Gujarat on Friday, 12 fresh deaths...

Ahmedabad reports 77 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths in past 24-hours; Gujarat’s case tally at 1,099, death toll rises to 41

Gujarat has reported 170 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24-hours ending at 6 pm on Friday taking the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,099 in the state. After three more deaths were reported from Gujarat on Thursday, five fresh deaths were again reported on Friday that pushed the state’s...

After Ahmedabad and Surat, curfew imposed in parts of Rajkot

After imposing curfew in parts of Ahmedabad and Surat, the state government on Friday announced the imposition of curfew in Rajkot’s Jungleshwar area. The curfew will be effective from Friday midnight. “Wherever there is widespread coronavirus infection and so that we can curb the virus spread and so that the medical inspections can be carried...

Uttar Pradesh govt sends 300 buses to Rajasthan’s Kota to bring back students

The Uttar Pradesh government is sending 200 buses from Agra and another 100 from Jhansi to Rajasthan’s Kota where thousands of students from across the country preparing for competitive exams have been stranded by the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown. “The buses are being sent to bring back kids who are stuck in Kota. We are sending...

COVID-19 cases cross 100-mark in Mumbai’s Dharavi

The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai’s Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, has crossed the 100-mark. 15 new cases were detected in the sprawling area on Friday, taking the total to 101, including 10 deaths. A 62-year-old patient died because of the virus at a hospital, a news agency reported. Three new cases each were found...

Doubling rate of COVID-19 cases reduced after lockdown, growth factor down 40%: Govt

Before the lockdown was imposed, the rate of COVID-19 cases doubled after every three days, but according to the data from the last seven days, the doubling rate of cases now stands at 6.2 days, said Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, on Friday. Aggarwal said that the doubling rate in 19 states...
Man arrested for forging letter pad of Home Minister Amit Shah to travel from Mumbai to Surat

Man arrested for forging letter pad of Home Minister Amit Shah to travel from Mumbai to Surat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of an extension of the 21-day lockdown till May 3 has created a lot of hardships for the migrant labourers and daily wage workers. With no employment in the foresight and depleting savings, these workers are desperate to return to their native places despite PM Modi, state governments, and local...

Chhattisgarh govt to give free ration to families without ration card amid coronavirus lockdown

The Chhattisgarh government has announced free ration through the public distribution system for a month even for those families without a ration card in the state. The move came at a time when the entire country is in lockdown till May 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state’s Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel made the...

5 family members of Congress MLA Imran Khedawala test positive for coronavirus

After Congress MLA from Jamalpur-Khadia, Imran Khedawala, tested positive for coronavirus, five of his family members have also tested positive for the deadly virus. The five members include the brother and sister-in-law of Khedawala, his two nephews and the wife of one of the nephews. Notably, after Khedwala tested positive for the virus, the authorities...

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy’s son’s weeding amid lockdown stirs controversy

Amid the coronavirus lockdown across the country when public gatherings and events have been stopped to maintain social distancing, it seems VVIPs, especially politicians, bother the least about lockdown guidelines. The wedding ceremony of Nikhil Kumaraswamy, the son of former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, with Revathi, grandniece of Congress leader and former...