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BJP leader, Banas Dairy chairman Shankar Chaudhary tests COVID positive

One more BJP leader has tested positive for COVID. Banas Dairy chairman Shankar Chaudhary has tested positive for the disease. He tweeted about his status and urged those who came in contact with him to get tested. He said that he got himself tested after showing minor symptoms and since then is under home isolation...

Gujarat sees 13,050 new COVID infections, 131 fatalities

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 13,050 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Tuesday. In all, 12,121 patients were discharged during the same period. 131 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 22 and 8 deaths each while 8 and...

COVID cases stabilizing, but we are prepared for everything: Guj CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the number of COVID cases in the state was stabilizing. He spoke to the media during a visit to Junagadh on Tuesday. Rupani reiterated that despite the stabilizing of cases, the government was not taking anything lightly and was prepared for the worst scenario if needed. He said...

14,120 new COVID cases in Gujarat, vaccine registration for 18+ begins

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 14,120 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Monday. In all, 8,595 patients were discharged during the same period. 174 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 26 and 16 deaths each while 11 and...

14,340 new COVID cases in Gujarat, 158 fatalities

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 14,340 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Monday. In all, 7,727 patients were discharged during the same period. 158 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 26 and 23 deaths each while ten deaths...

Gujarat sees 14,907 new COVID cases, 152 fatalities

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 14,097 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Saturday, the highest since the pandemic began. In all 6,479 patients were discharged during the same period. 152 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 25 deaths...

13,804 new COVID cases in Gujarat, fatalities touch 142 in a day

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 13,804 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Friday, the highest since the pandemic began. In all 5,618 patients were discharged during the same period. 142 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 21 and...

Mother forced to camp on road with COVID positive son outside hospital in Ahmedabad

Patients in Ahmedabad are struggling to find beds, oxygen, medicines as there is a rise in COVID cases. 108 ambulance is taking hours to reach patients and with new rules for patient admission, many are being forced to camp outside hospitals. As a result, many who are seeking hospital admission are forced to wait. A...

12,553 new COVID cases in Gujarat, total fatalities touch 5,740

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 12,553 new infections per day in the last 24 hours, the highest since the pandemic began. In all 4,802 patients were discharged during the same period. 125 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 22 and 25 deaths...

Aayudh Advance: Miracle cure for COVID or another Daman ventilator in the making?

A Rajkot-based company’s pharma product- Aayudh Advance- claims to be effective in COVID treatment. Welcome news you would say. But it has also given rise to fear whether Aayudh Advance will turn out to be the new Daman ventilator. Its claims are being questioned after a video began circulating on social media stating that the...

Gujarat records 11,403 new COVID cases in a day, 117 deaths

COVID cases in Gujarat touched 11,403 new infections per day in the last 24 hours, the highest since the pandemic began. In all 4,179 patients were discharged during the same period. 117 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state. Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 23 and 28 deaths...

Gujarat govt slashes rates for RT-PCR test, every district to have a testing lab

Health Minister Nitin Patel has announced a further reduction in the rates for RT-PCR testing in Gujarat. He further said that every district in the state will have an RT-PCR laboratory. The announcement came as Gujarat battles a surge in COVID cases. Nitin Patel said the RT-PCR test would now cost Rs700 in laboratories and...