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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...

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...

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...

Gujarat records 3,575 new COVID cases, 22 deaths in 24 hours

COVID cases in Gujarat continued to scale new heights as it recorded 3,575 new infections in the last 24 hours while 2,217 patients were discharged. Twenty two deaths due to the disease were recorded during the same period. Eight deaths each were reported from Surat Municipal Corporation and six from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation limits. Two...

Per day COVID cases in Gujarat touch 3,280, daily fatality reaches 17

COVID cases in Gujarat continued to scale new heights as it recorded 3,280 new infections in the last 24 hours while 2,167 patients were discharged. Seventeen deaths due to the disease were recorded during the same period. Seven deaths each were reported from Surat and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation limits. Two fatalities were in Rajkot Municipal...

COVID surge: Gujarat High Court asks govt to impose 3-4 days curfew, state may soon take several imp decisions

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday asked the Gujarat government to impose a curfew for three or four days given the unprecedented surge in COVID cases in the state this year. It also asked the state to decide on weekend curfew and observed that there was a need for lockdown in the state. It has asked...

COVID cases in Gujarat cross 3100 per day mark, 15 fatalities in 24 hours

COVID cases in Gujarat continued to scale new heights. The state saw 3,160 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours while 2,028 patients were discharged. Fifteen deaths due to the disease were recorded during the same period. Seven deaths each were reported from Surat, six from Ahmedabad and one from Bhavnagar and Vadodara...

COVID surge in state: Gujarat takes these important decisions….

The Gujarat government following a meeting of the core committee to review the COVID situation in the state has made several important announcements concerning the situation in the state. These are the important COVID decisions… To ensure an adequate supply of oxygen for COVID patients, the government has made it mandatory that 60% of all...

Maharashtra COVID impact: 130 positive passengers from the state entered Surat in the last 24 hours

The surge in COVID cases in Maharashtra has threatened the already deteriorating situation in Gujarat. Surat city saw 130 new positive cases all of whom had just returned from Maharashtra. The administration is now busy tracing those who came in contact with the positive patients. The passengers landed at Sarthana in Surat from Maharashtra. All...

Gujarat govt deputes bureaucrats to combat spread of COVID-19 in cities

In an important administrative move, the Gujarat government has deputed IAS as well senior government officials to oversee the efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 in eight major municipal corporations in the state. The move comes at a time when COVID-19 infections and deaths are rising rapidly with each passing day. These officers will...

Gujarat sees 2,815 new cases in a day! 13 more deaths due to COVID

COVID cases in Gujarat surged to a new high as the state saw 2,815 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours while 2,063 patients were discharged. Thirteen deaths due to the disease were recorded during the same period. Five deaths each were reported from Surat, four from Ahmedabad and one from Bhavnagar Municipal...

COVID on the rise in Gujarat, here’s what Nitin Patel said as lockdown murmurs gain strength

As Gujarat registers a surge in cases including in the capital Gandhinagar, health minister Nitin Patel who was in Vadodara to take stock of the pandemic said Gujarat was not thinking of a lockdown as the situation was not as serious as in Maharashtra. He also denied reports that the state was trying to hide...